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Loyiso Ndlovu is group executive manager at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. She was previously the head of human capital and technology and regional manager for the Western and Northern Cape there. She ran her own management consulting firm, UnAfriSol in partnership with another IT company. She has lived in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Swaziland and is a trustee of the PEACE Foundation, an NGO focusing on sustainable rural economic development models. Loyiso is also on the board of the Institute of Bankers on behalf of the Development Finance Institutions. She lectures part-time on business strategy, supervises MBA research students, and is a council member of Conservation International South Africa. Loyiso trained as a software developer at the University of Birmingham, from which she graduated with a BS in industrial information technology. She holds an MBA from the University of South Africa. Loyiso has two small children. She is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.