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Administration and finance

Stephanie Babef

Financial Manager

Stephanie has been working at ICLEI Africa since 2011, when she started as an accounting assistant. She is currently Financial Manager, overseeing all of the company’s accounting processes and financial project reporting. She ensures the books are in order for the Annual Financial Statement and the financial deadlines for all projects are respected. Sustainable development has always been a passion of hers, having grown up on a self-sufficient island.

AllManagers
Financial Manager

Stephanie Babef

Administration Officer

Faghmieda King

Financial Administrator

Mellissa Moses

Manager: Office Operations

Sonya Smith

Project Financial Officer

Dorah Zatu

Project Finance Officer

Labeeqah Van Haaght

Financial Manager

Stephanie Babef

Stephanie has been working at ICLEI Africa since 2011, when she started as an accounting assistant. She is currently Financial Manager, overseeing all of the company’s accounting processes and financial project reporting. She ensures the books are in order for the Annual Financial Statement and the financial deadlines for all projects are respected. Sustainable development has always been a passion of hers, having grown up on a self-sufficient island.

Administration Officer

Faghmieda King

Faghmieda joined ICLEI Africa in 2014. Her key responsibilities are membership, logistics and office administration. She has 10 years’ experience as entrepreneur developer, coordinating member events, undertaking coaching sessions and other support activities.

Financial Administrator

Mellissa Moses

Mellissa has six years’ experience in finance, having assisted in financial management and administration, mainly focused in the financial services sector and more recently within the digital marketing space. Here she also gained project finance experience.

Manager: Office Operations

Sonya Smith

Sonya studied Travel and Tourism and has 22 years’ experience in the travel sector, of which 16 were dedicated to the airline industry. During this time, she worked in every department within the airline’s ground operations. At ICLEI Africa, she is the friendly face greeting staff and visitors at the door. Apart from arranging travel bookings across Africa and beyond, Sonya is also responsible for our well-functioning and organised office.

Project Financial Officer

Dorah Zatu

I have National Diploma in Cost & Management Accounting from Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and Higher Certificate in Senior Management Development Programme from the University if the Western Cape (UWC). I have years of experience in working across a broad range of technical financial matters within NPOs, Education, SOC and SMME sectors. My work experience includes full bookkeeping function, compilation of management accounts, payroll management and coordinating internal and externa audits. I have a strong track record of working with NGO’s, preparing funders/donors reports, administering grants and ensuring that spending is incurred consistent with the grant agreement.

Project Finance Officer

Labeeqah Van Haaght

She has completed a National Diploma in Mathematical Technology at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Though her work experience has been gained over various business sectors, Labeeqah has developed a strong passion for NGO’s. It is because of her passion, that she opted to perform her mandatory in-service training at an NGO for whom she volunteered for a short period of time before being
permanently appointed.

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The Team

AllManagers
Financial Manager

Stephanie Babef

Administration Officer

Faghmieda King

Financial Administrator

Mellissa Moses

Manager: Office Operations

Sonya Smith

Project Financial Officer

Dorah Zatu

Project Finance Officer

Labeeqah Van Haaght

Financial Manager

Stephanie Babef

Stephanie has been working at ICLEI Africa since 2011, when she started as an accounting assistant. She is currently Financial Manager, overseeing all of the company’s accounting processes and financial project reporting. She ensures the books are in order for the Annual Financial Statement and the financial deadlines for all projects are respected. Sustainable development has always been a passion of hers, having grown up on a self-sufficient island.

Administration Officer

Faghmieda King

Faghmieda joined ICLEI Africa in 2014. Her key responsibilities are membership, logistics and office administration. She has 10 years’ experience as entrepreneur developer, coordinating member events, undertaking coaching sessions and other support activities.

Financial Administrator

Mellissa Moses

Mellissa has six years’ experience in finance, having assisted in financial management and administration, mainly focused in the financial services sector and more recently within the digital marketing space. Here she also gained project finance experience.

Manager: Office Operations

Sonya Smith

Sonya studied Travel and Tourism and has 22 years’ experience in the travel sector, of which 16 were dedicated to the airline industry. During this time, she worked in every department within the airline’s ground operations. At ICLEI Africa, she is the friendly face greeting staff and visitors at the door. Apart from arranging travel bookings across Africa and beyond, Sonya is also responsible for our well-functioning and organised office.

Project Financial Officer

Dorah Zatu

I have National Diploma in Cost & Management Accounting from Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and Higher Certificate in Senior Management Development Programme from the University if the Western Cape (UWC). I have years of experience in working across a broad range of technical financial matters within NPOs, Education, SOC and SMME sectors. My work experience includes full bookkeeping function, compilation of management accounts, payroll management and coordinating internal and externa audits. I have a strong track record of working with NGO’s, preparing funders/donors reports, administering grants and ensuring that spending is incurred consistent with the grant agreement.

Project Finance Officer

Labeeqah Van Haaght

She has completed a National Diploma in Mathematical Technology at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Though her work experience has been gained over various business sectors, Labeeqah has developed a strong passion for NGO’s. It is because of her passion, that she opted to perform her mandatory in-service training at an NGO for whom she volunteered for a short period of time before being
permanently appointed.

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