Dr Faith Mashele

Dr Faith Mashele

SpecialityCo-Founder Makgarebe A Mahikeng, Chairperson: CIPS Gauteng Branch
Co-Founder Makgarebe A Mahikeng, Chairperson: CIPS Gauteng BranchA Wits University PhD. graduate and a GIBS MBA Alumni, Dr. Faith is a Procurement Executive with vast work experience that spans the private and public sector including top four commercial bank, a public university and two of the largest State-Owned Entities (SOEs) in South Africa. In 2019, she became one of twelve South African professionals to gain the prestigious Fellow (FCIPS) recognition by CIPS UK, which is a senior advocate status with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). Celebrated as one of the leading women on influential platforms, Dr. Faith has made the list of Top 100 Most Influential Supply Chain Women in Africa (AWISCA) while Truss Empowerment Foundation lauded her as one of 18 exemplary Female Supply Chain Practitioners in Africa. She currently serves as Chairperson: CIPS Gauteng Branch and continues to excel as an inspirational contributor and thought leader in Procurement & Supply Chain Management. As a published scholar, her research interests include exploring inclusive business as a dynamic approach for facilitating access to markets for SMEs. Dr. Faith believes that procurement channels are potential gateways for enabling market access and for encouraging participation by marginalised groups in the economy. Her passion for development led her, together with her sister, Amantle Mokubung, to champion the establishment of Makgarebe A Mahikeng, a civil society organisation focused on the empowerment of women in her hometown, Mahikeng.