Ally AngulaAlly Angula


Namibia

 

Occupational Information


Occupation: Entrepreneur

Occupational Position: Ally currently serves in the following roles: Managing Director - Leap Holdings (Pty) Ltd and its subsidiaries as well Expert Public Finance Management and Financial Reporting: Ministry of Finance (Government of Namibia) Board Member of various boards of both listed and unlisted Namibian companies including the Reserve Bank of Namibia

Projects


Ally launched the Dream Namibia Launchpad which invites every quarter business plans from aspiring entrepreneurs. The Launchpad has a panel made up of Partners at Private Equity firms, VC firms, bankers and angel investors. The panel review and provide detailed feedback to the aspiring entrepreneur so that they are one step closer to making their dreams a reality. The Launchpad jam sessions are held once a quarter.

Professional History


Ally is a Chartered Accountant registered with both SAICA in South Africa and ICAN in Namibia. She was admitted to the KPMG Partnership in Namibia as an Assurance Partner on 1 September 2006. She retired from KPMG during 2013, February to form a company called Leap Holdings (formerly Leap Investments). Leap Holdings (formerly Leap Investments) holds interests in farming, manufacturing and retailing subsidiaries. Ally served as a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Namibia (ICAN) and as a Board member of the National Qualifications Authority appointed by the Minister of Education. She currently serves as non-executive director for the Bank of Namibia (The Reserve Bank of Namibia), Old Mutual Life Assurance (Namibia), Rio Tinto's Rossing Uranium Limited Mine in Namibia, Oryx Properties Limited (a NSX primary listed company); as Vice Chairperson for Namibia's Petroleum Company - Namcor and is Chairman of Namcor Trading. Ally is the Founding Curator for the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Windhoek Hub as well as an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow. Ally chairs the Audit and Risk Committees of the following boards that she serve on; Bank of Namibia (Namibia

Qualifications


Bachelor of Accounting (Honors)

Programs


2013 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

Featured News

Charles Sidambe
01 June 2018

A strong group of Tutu Fellows have worked tirelessly and volunteered their time in the production of the forthcoming  Africa Innovation Summit which will take place from June 6-8, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. The patrons of the event are President Paul Kagame and the former President of Cabo Verde, Pedro Pires.  The 2018 Summit will be a multifaceted event that will bring together stakeholders from various sectors, including decision-makers to seek innovative and disruptive solutions for the challenges facing African countries.

Norman Smit
01 June 2018

By day, 2015 Tutu Fellow Wiebe Boer is an impact investor who works with partners to increase access to commercial energy products and services.  By night - or in his spare time - he is a Nigerian football historian. 

Dr Wiebe Boer's latest work on Nigerian football, a book titled The History of Football In Nigeria - A story of Heroes and Epics, is to launch in Lagos on 10 June 2018.  It's been favorably reviewed by no less than Aliko Dangote, the President and CEO of the Dangote Group. 

Norman Smit
31 May 2018

2017 Tutu Fellow Stacey Brewer will be opening her 16th educational facility in 2019 in Witpoortjie, South Africa. Stacey is the co-founder of SPARK Schools, an independent school network that she started in 2012 with Ryan Harrison. They believed that an innovative approach could disrupt the crisis in South African education and dedicated themselves to creating a new model that would provide access to high quality education for all.  The network keeps school fees as low as possible. Despite this, the network has schools rated among the top 10 private schools in Johannesburg.

Charles Sidambe
31 May 2018

Tutu Fellow Hopewell Chin’ono, is set to premiere a new documentary film entitled State of Mind in Harare in June 2018. The film by the award-winning Zimbabwean journalist and documentary filmmaker highlights an untold story of how Zimbabweans address mental illness in their communities.

State of Mind will launch in Harare with an introduction by Graca Machel.

A Selection of Tutu Leadership Fellows


About AFLI

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) is unique among leadership initiatives in that it focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.

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