Ayanda is a seasoned supply chain executive in the energy, mining manufacturing, banking and telecoms industries across various African countries. She has 20 years’ experience and an established track record in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations as well as leading complex supply chain operations. Ayanda has developed and implemented various sourcing strategies, including designing a USD70M enterprise development fund for the mining industry. She is a lecturer in supply chain management as well as a conference speaker on supply chain and policy development. Ayanda has a Masters in Business Leadership graduate and is a Chartered Fellow of the Charted Institute of Procurement and Supply.