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SuperReturn Africa
3-5 December 2024
The Westin, Cape Town

Zinhle Tshabalala
ESG Impact Executive at British International Investment (BII)


Zinhle Tshabalala is an experienced ESG-Impact executive with a profound passion for sustainable finance and responsible investing in emerging markets. Holding a master’s degree in development finance, Zinhle brings a deep understanding of financial strategies that drive positive environmental and social impact.

With a career spanning nearly 10 years in development finance, Zinhle has been instrumental in aligning venture capital and private equity funds with ESG principles to effectively manage risk, realise opportunity and drive impact. Her expertise lies across the investment lifecycle from materiality analysis, ESG due diligence, impact assessment, portfolio monitoring and overall value-creation.

Zinhle is dedicated to advancing sustainable business practices and has a track record of driving ESG integration within the financial sector. She also has strong technical experience in climate change, corporate governance, management systems, diversity equity and inclusion. With a mission to create positive change in the financial industry, Zinhle’s sectors of expertise including technology (AgriTech, Fintec, HealthTech), manufacturing, telecommunication, consumer and services sectors and agribusinesses.

Agenda Sessions

  • Impact showcase: a series of sustainable events