Alvira has 20 years of financial services experience, mostly focused on corporate governance, regulatory implementation and business eco-system risk management. In the year of COVID, Alvira ventured into Entrepreneurship and after a few failed business attempts, she started finding incubators as her growth sandpit. In her capacity as Portfolio Director at SU LaunchLab, Alvira supports the coordination and facilitation of incubator’s different entrepreneurial programs, working alongside Program Experts, Mentors and Entrepreneurs across the 0-1 startup journey. She holds an MBA from the University of Stellenbosch Business School and within this new portfolio continues to work in a Pan-African portfolio.