Amanda Tandiwe Nzimande (Tandi) has recently been appointed the CEO of Solidarity Fund. She is a Chartered Accountant who started her post articles career as a corporate finance advisor at Deutsche Bank. Following that, she acquired and ran a small business in the postal and courier industry for 4 years. During that period, she did work for WDB Investment Holdings (WDBIH), a women’s empowerment company where she eventually spent 14 years. She was most recently at Chapter One Innovation Brokerage, a business model research and development firm. Tandi joined the Hollard Foundation Trust as trustee in 2013 and started working more closely with its Early Childhood Development programme, KYB Change Management and KYB Incubator. She is a board member of FirstRand, a trustee of the FirstRand Empowerment Foundation and a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative.