Lindi Ngwenya is the Founder and Managing Director of U.K.-based Sisu Sports Management Ltd. Since its inception in 2013, the company’s mission has been to support the development of football both on and off the pitch in underserved markets such as women’s football and many parts of Africa.
Sisu Sports Management provides mentoring and career development for elite and elite potential players and coaches and consultancy to clubs and federations on commercial development, women’s football development and operational improvement.
Lindi obtained a Chemical Engineering Masters Degree from Cambridge University before attending The Officer Commissioning Course at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and serving in The Corps of Royal Engineers. This was followed by over a decade working in the London financial markets as a bonds and credit derivatives trader for JP Morgan Chase, Barclays and Credit Suisse.
Lindi drew on her playing background in rugby and associated challenges as a woman juggling work commitments to underpin the values of Sisu Sports Management – Knowledge, Commitment, Integrity, and Care. She has negotiated numerous employment and commercial contracts for clients involved in professional football. She is passionate about supporting the development of African football and particularly women’s football.