Wadzi is a sustainable finance specialist with over a decade of experience in private equity, government, and international development. She is passionate about building collaborative initiatives and organisations that are aimed at solving persistent global challenges such as enabling sustainable economic development, eliminating social injustice and enabling innovative finance models.
Wadzi is the founder of Taumba Advisory a strategy consultancy advising businesses, governments and investors on how to achieve growth and allocate capital in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals. She is also a Board Trustee at Feedback a campaign group that works to regenerate nature by reducing the demands placed on it by the food system.
Prior to founding Taumba, Wadzi was Vice President at Greenoaks, a private equity fund investing in Asian and African insurers. She was previously a Director at African Leadership Academy and an analyst at the Western Australian Treasury. She holds an MBA from INSEAD and undergraduate degrees in Commerce (with honours in Finance) and Science from the University of Western Australia.
Sustainability is now taking primacy in driving the global business and policy agenda. The urgency of the times demands this. The Sustainable Development Goals provide common metrics and shared language that accelerates our global ability to act in a way that meets this urgency.