Teressa is a seasoned strategist with established professional competency and operational effectiveness in the areas of Strategy, Project Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Facilitation, Community Development, Social Investment, Compliance Reporting, Research and Evaluation. Drawing from her experience as an analyst in the non-profit sector, as a senior manager in corporate and as a consultant, she is able to balance the needs and challenges of society with the strategic drivers of organisations to build solutions that are effective, achievable and sustainable. As a Consultant, she has had the privilege of working with organisations such as Murray & Roberts, MultiChoice, SANAC CSF, Afrika Tikkun, Discovery, AVI Limited, Hivos, Chevening Uk, GIZ, Tshwane District Municipality, KFC, TFG, Sasol and Impact Amplifier on a variety of projects including employee engagement, strategy, stakeholder engagement, project design, project implementation and facilitation of strategic planning processes. Teressa joins IA as a Country Partner responsible for Stakeholder Partnerships, Business Development, Project delivery and team leadership for the South African practice at Impact Amplifier. Teressa serves as member of the Steering Committee for the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE); as well as a mentor for the Innovation Hub’s Climate Innovation Centre South Africa (CICSA). She is also a member of the board of Trustees for the Youth Bridge Trust.