THE TEAM

The Viridian team has more than 50 years combined experience in early-stage investing, social enterprise, tech start-ups, content production and programme delivery. We love what we do and it shows.

Alex Fraser
  |  Business Director
Alex Fraser

Alex is a well-known early-stage investment strategist and founder of Dazzle Angels; her astute sensibility and strong business acumen have her heading up Viridian’s business operations and development.

Michelle Matthews
  |  Programme Director
Michelle Matthews

Passionate about innovation and impact, Michelle has 20 years’ experience in publishing and project design and delivery, making her the go-to for exciting programmes executed brilliantly.

Claire Jowell
  |  Senior Consultant
Claire Jowell

Claire’s dedication to positive impact on the end-users of any initiative, coupled with her project management skills, make her the ideal driver of programme operations.

Beryl Visser
  |  Programme Manager
Beryl Visser

Beryl is multi-skilled and easy-going, and cares about quality delivery, making her a fantastic community manager and all-round project support person.

Nishaat Bawa
  |  Office Operations Administrator
Nishaat Bawa

Self avowed super organiser with corporate and academic traffic management experience, Nishaat is ideal as Viridian’s operations manager, setting up the processes and protocols that keep our governance at the highest level.

Ayanda Siboto
  |  African Angel Academy Community Manager
Ayanda Siboto

Ayanda is a vibrant connector and communicator, with a wealth of international experience; she brings these strengths to her role as the African Angel Academy community manager and Viridian marketing dynamo.