XV World Forestry Congress


Nelly Ndlovu

Mondi Zimele (Pty) Ltd

General Manager & CEO


"An achiever from a young age, Nelly Nolovu was awarded the Cecil John Rhodes Scholarship throughout her high school career. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics and Supply Chain Management from Rhodes University. While at university, she was selected to participate in Unilevers Business Management Congress. As a young graduate, she gained invaluable experience at Standard Bank and the Competition Commission. She has since complemented her studies with a GIBS Leadership Development Programme and obtained a Masters Degree in Business Leadership. She joined Mondi in 2006 and has worked her way through the ranks of the organisation in varios procurement management and business optimisation roles, including driving broad-based black economic empowerment in the forestry supply chain before taking over the reins, as CEO of Mondi Zimele, Mondi South"