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Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo

Johannesburg Zoo


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Mr Tendani Shandukani Nevondo

Mr Nevondo holds two Master of Science degrees (in Microbiology and in Water Resource Management) from the University of Pretoria. After spending some few years in the Natural Sciences field, he decided to venture into the Project / Research Management domain, and is currently working as a Senior Research Business Development Manager at Wits Commercial Enterprise (Pty) Ltd (Wits Enterprise), the commercialisation arm of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (Wits) and wholly owned by the University.

Please also note that Tendani has been employed by Wits Enterprise (in different positions) since 2005, and during this period, the company has seconded him to assist the following organisations: African Centre for Gene Technologies (Innovation Facilitator for the period November 2005 to February 2006) and the Department of Science and Technology (European Union Seventh Framework Programme’s Assistant Finance National Contact Point for South Africa from March 2007 to December 2013).

Before joining Wits Enterprise, he worked for the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), which is one of the Centres constituting the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), as a Program Officer coordinating activities regarding one of IWMI led CGIAR initiatives focused on the link between Malaria and Agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa.

He is a member of the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) and the Institute of Directors SA.

Mr Nevondo has served as a Non- Executive Director on the Board of Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo since the 16th March 2017.