Pelani Siwawa – Ndai

Managing Director (Botswana)

Pelani Siwawa-Ndai is the Managing Director of Emergence Growth Botswana. She is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and researcher.  Pelani spent many working years as a central banker, at Bank of Botswana, in a number of areas such as research, financial markets, corporate services and regulation and supervision of licensed banks and financial institutions.  At the central bank, she rose through the ranks from Economist to become Deputy Director of Banking Supervision Department and ultimately Head of Secretariat Department, which she held when she retired in September 2016.  She did research, analysis, advised on and implemented policy, as well as contributed to regular Bank publications including Monthly Review, Quarterly Bulletin and Annual Report, and to Government Budget Speeches and National Development Plans.


Pelani is a certified Gallup Strengths Coach.

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