Johanna Cloete

Namibia | Managing Director - GEN Namibia

Johanna Cloete

Namibia | Managing Director - GEN Namibia

Biography

Her Post Graduate Education completed at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania (U-Penn) supported by the Coca Cola Africa Foundation an the Africa American Institute. As a professional she was always interested in community development. After sixteen years in business development in commercial banking she opted for development banking and investment brokering. A seasoned banker in government and private sector ventured in the realm of becoming a social entrepreneur, improving the quality of life for many young people who joined the programmes she managed at Junior Achievement, while representing civil society at many fora like serving on the National Committee for UNESCO in Namibia and the National Council of Education as executive member advising the Minister on educational matters. Current interests are accelerating startups to contribute to the economy and a paradigm shift to industrialization of Namibia in support of Namibia ecology while utilizing natural resources responsibly to generate an income for small and medium and enterprises.

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