Zuzana thrives on building cross-sectoral collaborations aiming to develop innovative and commercially viable solutions which advance our progression towards an environmentally and socially sustainable world.
Zuzana gained broad financial services experience at Leaf Capital, a corporate finance advisory and fund management specialist. She was instrumental in the strategy execution of its R4.5b commercial property fund and its sale in 2015. In 2016, Zuzana founded Danubia HI, focused on the conceptualization, development and hands-on support of high impact investment projects. Zuzana led the development of the TWAMISA Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan, a first-of-its-kind nationwide strategy for the management of mining tyre waste for the Department of Environmental Affairs and the mining sector, including the application of innovative impact finance models and inclusion of the mining communities in sustainable economic activity. Zuzana has worked with a range of stakeholders in both the public and private sectors. She graduated from the University of Cape Town and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009.