DEVELOPMENTNOMICS is a company established andheadquartered in Cape Town with the vision to provideadvisory, project management and, monitoring and evaluationservices to development delivery institutions everywhere onearth. D e v e l o p m e n t n o m i c s (P t y) L t d DEVNOMICS PROFILE Governance-wide solutions from thought to sustainable delivery
Developmentnomics is the science and art of orchestrating and procuring holistic development outcomes from thought to sustainable delivery.
Devnomics is a development practice and consulting company that is 90 percent owned by historically disadvantaged individuals (HDIs). It was established to lead economic development consulting in South Africa,around the continent and the world at large. Devnomics’ ultimate aim is to facilitate economic development objectives everywhere on earth.
Our visionTo be the preferred providerof support, guidance andexpertise to the developmentdelivery value chaineverywhere on earth.
Our core values Universal fairness as none isdestined not to prosper. The unlimitedness of what we canbe, do and have. Attaining unbridled happinessthrough the orchestration ofwell-being everywhere.
OurconsultingphilosophyTo achieve masterfuldelivery every timethrough the applicationof superior knowledgeand project managementdiscipline, therebyensuring that our clientsreceive and deserve thecredit.
Our service creedTo deliver ontime, within budgetand at the requiredquality standardeach time;uncompromisinglyacting at the highestlevel ofprofessionalism andethical standards.
Kola Jolaolu, B.Sc Economics (Honours), FCA. PMP, CERT. M&E (UCT)CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERECONOMIST, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT, INTERNATIONALLY CERTIFIED PROJECTMANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL AND MONITORING AND EVALUATION EXPERT.Kola has over 25 years of experience in investment, retail and mortgagebanking, accounting, auditing, financial management, project management and consulting inbusiness re-engineering, forensic investigation, risk management, entrepreneurshipdevelopment, strategy and policy development, business turnaround and general managementacross a broad range of public and private sector institutions in Nigeria, Uganda and South Africa.He has also served as Managing Director with a national firm of chartered accountants, forensicinvestigators, business and IT consultants for seven years, where he was knowledge and practiceleader for: asset management; project management; monitoring and evaluation; change management; development consulting; strategy and policy development; and business development.He is a member of the following professional associations and institutes: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association; Canadian Evaluation Society; American Evaluation Association; Project Management Institutes in the US and South Africa; and
Lisle Svenson, BComm (Economics and Management), BComm Honours (Management), MComm (BusinessManagement)OPERATIONS DIRECTORMANAGEMENT CONSULTANT, GOVERNANCE EXPERT, STRATEGIST, KNOWLEDGE MANAGER,MARKETER, PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTITIONER, ACADEMIC, RESEARCHER ANDBUSINESS ANALYST.Lisle has had multidimensional work experience as a governance expert, risk assessor, evaluator andtrainer with many private and public sector organisations – both inside and outside South Africa. Shehas worked for global and local consulting firms such as Coopers & Lybrand, PricewaterhouseCoopersand IBM Consulting. She is a lecturer at the University of the Western Cape School of Business andFinance.
Pauline Treffers-de Wildt, B.Sc (Business Economics), MComm Management (UCT)DIRECTORBANKING OPERATIONS EXPERT, CREDIT ANALYSIS SPECIALIST, GENERALMANAGEMENT PRACTITIONER, STRATEGIST, KNOWLEDGE MANAGER, PROJECTMANAGEMENT PRACTITIONER AND BUSINESS ANALYST.Pauline is a non-executive board member whose international banking experience spans aperiod of more than 20 years. Her banking career started at the ING Bank in the Netherlands(her native country). Upon emigrating to South Africa, imbued with her passion for communitydevelopment, she worked in community banks in the Cape Flats during the mid-1990s whenmost individuals of her racial group feared venturing into these areas. She remains aspassionate about uplifting the poor and procuring general economic well-being for everyone asever. She supports the board with general banking and strategy advice.She worked for several years with BoE Bank in various capacities and later joined the AbsaGroup, where she is currently the Head of Banking and Credit Products at Absa Wealth, theSouth African Operations of Barclays Wealth.
Busisiwe Gloria Hlongwane, BComm, B. Compt (Honours), CTA, CA (SA), MBL (Unisa)DIRECTORCHARTERED ACCOUNTANT AND BUSINESS LEADER.Busisiwe has vast experience in financial and general management in the public and privatesectors in South Africa.Her experience in manufacturing, publishing, broadcasting, public utilities management, lifeassurance and international investment sectors of the South African economy is particularly usefulfor giving direction and counsel to our consulting efforts.Having served articles with the international firm of Deloitte & Touche she went on to hold variousmanagement positions with the following major players in South Africa’s economy: Independent Newspapers; Nampak Limited; Old Mutual South Africa; South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC); and Eskom.She is currently the Finance Director of MCG Industries.
Louisa Nomvuyo Xabela, Post Graduate Diploma (Management)DIRECTORSEASONED BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXPERT, HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENTPRACTITIONER AND BUSINESS MANAGER.Louisa’s business development work experience cuts across a number of sectors includingconsulting, broadcasting, travel and tourism, call centre management and the food sector. Hermultifaceted knowledge and experience across South Africa’s economy brings useful guidance andcounsel to Devnomics’ business development strategies.
Our advisory services have beencarefully designed to providehandholding support to governancecommunities everywhere.
Advisory services Our advisory services are research-based and customisable to your specific needs. Some of the generic services we have on offer are as follows: development strategy formulation; industrialisation strategy development; international trade advisory services; land management advisory services; local government management; and governance-wide support.
“Absence of scientific and holisticproject management discipline isat the root of service delivery failures”
The division of ourorganisation wholly devotedto infrastructure, ICT and assetmanagement projects.
Ourservices ICT solution conceptualisation andimplementation;Asset management review andimplementation; Asset management bureau services; Periodic asset and infrastructureverification; Immovable asset management; System evaluation, selection andimplementation; Trades; and Logistics management.
Our Imbewu Yo Phuhliso programme is designed to foster the value creation andpreservation habit in our communities. Indeed, the IYP programme is the starting point ofthe core purpose of Devnomics, which seeks to give “everyone just opportunities tosustainably flourish”.Through the programme, we conduct two types of training: Personal Money Management (PMM); and Business Money Management.The programme is designed to augment an individual’s capacity from twoperspectives: The individual’s role as a unit of a household and as a party in a legal entityparticipating in the economy.Everyone stands to gain from this programme. Individuals, households, employers oflabour, organised labour/trade unions and government at large benefit, because everyonein the development value chain understands what it means to: live within their means; prevent over-indebtedness and manage debt; knowledgeably negotiate financial transactions; save, invest and create long-term wealth; and control budget and/or other spending plans; etc.
Clients for whom our leadership have either worked or undertaken major projects: THE PRESIDENCY THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA NORTHERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Contact details Kola Jolaolu 082 558 3413 Harry Dladla 076 643 2087 Lisle Svenson 082 579 8926www.developmentnomics.co.za