Vuyo Lutseke is Head of Fundraising & Membership at Shared Value Africa Initiative and Shift Impact Africa. She graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BA in Cultural & Literary Studies, and went on to receive a Certificate in Media Law & Ethics from Wits University. She cut her teeth in publishing, ultimately leading to strategic oversight and publisher roles. Ongoing career development includes the King Baudouin Foundation: The Art & Science of Fundraising programme in New York City, and the International Fundraising Conference in Holland.
Previously at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust, Vuyo developed and implemented an overall communications and public fundraising strategy to support this capital campaign, construction and opening of the hospital – the largest campaign of its kind in SA. As part of the SVAI/Shift team, she participates in taking social impact beyond philanthropy and into the more strategic focus of Shared Value. In October 2020, Vuyo was appointed as a Director of both SVAI and Shift.