Cathy GoddardCEO at FyreFem Fund Managers
Cathy is the CEO of FyreFem Fund Managers, a South African women-owned Gender and Impact private equity fund. FyreFem Fund Managers a SME focused fund which has been shortlisted by the PIC in its 2019 tender process for R500m. Cathy has been a board member of SAVCA since September 2016. She is an Investment Committee member of Spear Capital, a Scandinavian fund which provides $2-10 million of funding in Africa. Cathy is a FSCA registered Key Individual for FyreFem, Edge Growth and Spear Capital. She is also incubating two venture capital firms for FSCA purposes.
Cathy was voted 5th in the 10 Power Women Shaping Africa’s Private Equity Market by AfkInsider.com in the Fall 2015 Edition of Women in Private Equity Awards.