Lerato Ndlovu has over 15 years’ experience within the Recruitment, Executive Search and Human Resources industries. She is equipped with a wealth of knowledge and experience in human capital development, succession planning strategies, business development and talent development. Her strong personal relationships and deep-rooted professional network are underpinned by a thorough understanding and practical insights of the Human Resource industry and international search methodologies. Ms Ndlovu is currently the Employment Equity Practice Leader at Jack Hammer focusing on Senior Executive, Employment Equity appointments and Advisory Services. Before joining Jack Hammer, she spent some years in youth development in Johannesburg and Cape Town, focusing on fundraising for education facilities and programmes for underprivileged children at Afrika Tikkun; a national youth development NGO.

In her private capacity, she is also a Brand Ambassador for Black Elephant Vintners, a local Franschhoek wine producer, that is also involved in youth sports development programmes in the Franschhoek region. She holds a BA in International relations from the University of Cape Town. Ms. Ndlovu joined the CPO board in 2015.