Kerryn Krige has worked in the social sector since 2001, working with numerous UK charities, before moving into international development managing the Africa-based programmes for social enterprise Digital Links International. She began her career as a journalist with I-Net Bridge and Summit TV, before moving to the UK where she set up Europe’s first radio station for blind people together with BBC Scotland and the Royal National Institute of the Blind.
Understanding what builds sustainable organisations within a local context, is a core focus of Kerryn’s work. She has led communications and donor-development for leading non-profits, with a focus on building their income generating work.
Kerryn is currently Senior Programme Manager for the Network for Social Entrepreneurs at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. She is co-author of the book Disruptors – social entrepreneurs leading change in South Africa, is editing a special collection of teaching cases in Social Entrepreneurship in Africa for publishing house Emerald, and is widely published in mainstream media on social enterprise and South Africa’s civil society.