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Ms. Phindile Spies
Director Shared Interest Investments
Phindile Nelo Spies is a registered Professional Accountant (SAIPA) with extensive experience in development finance and SME advisory.
She is the managing director of Shared Interest Investment Pty Ltd/ SII Pty Ltd.
She has a strong SME lending background having worked in the financial sector for over 15 years. As a Professional Accountant, her experience ranges from financial management, audit, and management accounting. Her work experience spans the Southern Africa region including Eswatini, Zambia, and Mozambique.
Phindile has served on multiple boards internationally and locally in the private sector, government agencies and not-for-profit organisations
Phindile has business interests in South Africa and Mozambique in the water sector and in fintech. Her passion for development focuses on small and medium businesses.
She has been instrumental in catalyzing financial inclusion for indigenous-owned businesses. Through the TIGF credit guarantee scheme, she has successfully unlocked credit facilities of qualifying businesses and has successfully inspired financial institutions to extend credit to sectors and individual borrowers who were unbanked and underbanked with a focus on promoting sustainable and equitable development.
Phindile holds a Master’s in Business Leadership as well as a BCom degree.