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

Norman Smit
23 December 2017

Making a simple change can help realize one’s full potential. At TED Talent Search Lagos 2017 in Nigeria, Victoria Ohaeri describes the importance of changing her name to positively affect others' perceptions.  The 2016 Tutu Fellow tells her personal story about the effects of labeling, and how changing her name made all the difference.

Norman Smit
21 December 2017

Young farmers participating in a project started by 2017 Tutu Fellow Samuel Kariuki have had their first harvest and been paid for the fruits of their labour.  The new farmers in the agro-entrepreneurship Fort Hall Eye Project harvested two tons of beans. This green success is taking place in one of the most troubled counties in Kenya, where alcoholism has left almost no household unaffected.

Peter Wilson
21 December 2017

When nominations closed earlier this week, there were close to 300 really top quality nominations of emerging African leaders from across the continent for the 2018 Tutu Leadership Fellowship.  We were again impressed by the breadth of outstanding candidates who are applying for the Fellowship, reinforcing what we already know: that there is no shortage of excellent young leaders on the continent. 

Norman Smit
20 December 2017

The CEO of All On, 2015 Tutu Fellow Wiebe Boer is helping to build access to affordable sustainable energy for low income households, small business, and communities.  All On is an independent impact investing company.  As part of its approach it has also provided a grant to the acclaimed Nigerian tech incubator, Co-Creation Hub, to challenge Nigeria’s innovators on energy. Co-Creation Hub is run by 2017 Tutu Fellow 'Bosun Tijani.

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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