Africa’s Top 20 Young and Powerful Women
Lisa Kropman – South Africa
Prior to setting up her own firm, Kropman worked as an Associate at Werksmans Attorneys. Currently, she is founder of a group of business support centres that support start-ups operating in Johannesburg, Alexandra, Soweto, Cape Town, Philippi, King Williamstown and Botswana, Swaziland and Rustenburg.
The Business Place, as it is widely known across Southern Africa, is offering hope to new and ready-to-roll businesses.
Since 1997, she has held various positions in Investec Limited including Head, Employment Equity Forum; Head, Corporate Social Investment Division; and Catalyst for the Group developing CIDA City Campus.
She also assisted in operationalizing the black empowerment Entrepreneurship Development Trust.
She holds a Bachelor's in Social Sciences from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor's in Law from the University of the Witwatersrand.