Profile Of Speakers

Bridgit Evans

Director of the SAB (South African Breweries) Foundation

Bridgit Evans is Director of the SAB (South African Breweries) Foundation which invests in and provides business support to approximately 120 small and growing businesses and social innovators per annum.  In addition, the Foundation has a special focus on Disability and job creating farming projects. Bridgit has recently raised an R88 million fund to assist entrepreneurs from the various programmes.  Prior to this, Bridgit was the CEO of the GreaterGood Group, a firm specialising in socio economic development consulting across Africa and home to the South African Impact Investing Network.  Bridgit began her career at Tshikululu Social Investments, philanthropic grant managers for Anglo American, De Beers and the First Rand Group.  She also spent time at the Gordon Institute of Business Science running the Social Entrepreneurship Programme. Bridgit has two degrees in Psychology and an MBA from University of Cape Town and the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.  She is a Director at Liqid Medical, a health care start up funded by SAB Foundation.  She is an Archbishop Tutu Fellow She is passionate about unlocking opportunities for people to transform their lives and realise their potential.