Nkuli Mkhize

Nkuli joined the Development Bank of Southern Africa in 2006 and is currently the business development and stakeholder relations manager. In 1999 she started out at Sedgewick Noble Lowndes and after a few months joined Investment South Africa as executive assistant in the office of the chief executive/deputy direc- tor general. In 2000 she was promoted to investment manager for the automotive and metals sector. In May 2001 Nkuli was posted to serve as the economic counsellor/foreign economic representative at the South African embassy in Tel Aviv and a year later was transferred to serve in the same position in Dubai. In 2005 she returned to South Africa and joined Wesgro as an executive manager, working on trade and investment promotion. Nkuli's current work at DBSA is in the area of development finance. She is completing a master's in development finance at Stellenbosch University