Zamandlovu Ndlovu is the Deputy Managing Director of Livity Africa, a youth creative engagement agency, publisher and academy that delivers innovative youth engagement projects that help benefit young people across SA and beyond. She is responsible for general management as well as Livity’s Creative Democracy work. Before joining Livity Africa, Ndlovu served in the National Planning Commission’s Secretariat under the Department of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation.
She started her career as a management consultant at Accenture, focusing on customer and channel strategy in telecommunications and government. While at Accenture, she co-founded Youth Lab, a policy think tank which she was managing director of from 2011 until 2015. Ndlovus is also a published writer and currently a columnist on the Business Day. Her writing explores her interests in political economy, policy and governance.
Ndlovu is a UK Government’s International Leaders Programme alumni. She is also an Honorary Member of the Golden Keys Society (Wits) for service. She was one of the Mail and Guardians Top 200 Young People for 2015 and featured on the the Finweek Magazine Top Women to Watch list for 2015. Ndlovu holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Johannesburg and and BAdmin Honours in Public Policy and Management from Stellenbosch University.