Funding for Supplier Development is becoming increasingly important as large companies look at ways to improve their B-BBEE scorecard ratings, fulfil shareholder obligations and deliver on customer expectations.

Blended Finance is growing in popularity and may well be the perfect source of funding for enterprise and supplier development initiatives.

Join the Cova Advisory team as they engage with Blended Finance and Supplier Development specialists on this extremely relevant topic.

DATE: 21 April 2021
TIME: 10am
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Tumelo Chipfupa
Joint Managing Director at Cova Advisory

Before Cova, Tumelo was the Deputy Director-General responsible for the suite of incentives offered by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti). Tumelo qualified as a Mechanical Engineer with an MSc from Duke University in the United States. He also holds a MBA from Wits University and a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University.
Fungai Blake
Manager at Cova Advisory

Fungai is a Manager in the Incentives and Finance Raising Team at Cova and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, holding degrees in Accounting from the University of Cape Town, a Higher Diploma in Tax Law from the University of Johannesburg as well as an Advanced Financial Modelling certificate.
Tanya Fouche
Head of Business Development at Aurik Enterprise Development

Tanya manages ESD solutions for corporate clients, focusing on supply chain optimisation and localisation. She develops customised solutions for each client and is part of a team that manages the full implementation of ESD programmes. Tanya holds a MBA in Globalisation.
Don Mashele
Senior Manager at the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA)

Don is the head of Development Impact Support at the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA), a state-owned company. His responsibilities include, amongst others, ensuring that SEFA’s direct lending unit achieves its development impact outcomes. He has been involved with development finance for over 20 years. He holds a BCom degree from the University of the North (Turfloop Campus).
Litha Kutta
Director of Enterprise and Supplier Development at Tiger Brands

Litha is an award-winning business leader in the space of Enterprise and Supplier Development with 15 years’ experience at senior to executive level in the public and private sector. He has managed multiple successful Enterprise and Supplier Development programmes for large corporates and provincial government. Litha holds a Btech degree in Public Administration and a Btech degree in Business administration from CPUT, as well as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Finance from Stellenbosch University.