The Team

Ownership and Management

InnoDev is 100% black woman owned enterprise, a level 1 BBBEE contributor. The operations are led by 100% women management team. InnoDev has also opened up its operations for youth internship opportunities.

Business Expertise 

The InnoDev team consists of key technical expertise responsible for its core offerings. It is critical for InnoDev in ensuring effectiveness and agility that it keeps a lean but highly competent team specializing in entrepreneurship development (ED), stakeholder management (identification, mapping & engagement), regional innovation ecosystems development, business incubation development specialist, project management skills, NPO governance & strategies, SETA accredited skills facilitation & training, business coaching, socio-economic development (SED), ESD, Business & IT Advisory and Assurance, Governance, Risk & Compliance, Corporate Strategy and Organizational Development. The organization also uses innovative approaches to build additional capabilities through strategic partnerships and joint venture approaches where needed.



Patricia D Dlamini
Managing Director & Principal Consultant

Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) Nelson Mandela University
  • Executive Programme in Management Development (PMD)

Gordon Institute of Business Science-(GIBS), University of Pretoria

  • Bachelors of Commerce (Accounting) four-year degree University of Swaziland
  • Fellow member of the Institute of Director F. Inst. D (IoDSA)
  • Task team member of the Township & Rural Economies Work stream (National Planning Commission)
  • Member of the Nelson Mandela University Business School Advisory Panel

Over 20 years’ experience in entrepreneurship development, stakeholder management (identification, mapping & engagement), regional innovation ecosystems development, Business Incubation development specialist, strong project management skills, projects fundraising skills & contacts, NPO Governance & Strategist, SETA accredited Training Facilitator and a Business Coach, a seasoned socio-economic development practitioner, Business Advisor

Corporate Governance, Risk Management & Integrated Reporting ▪ Project Management including Sustainability, Funding Models & Resources Mobilization ▪ Corporate strategy, Business Planning, Budgeting and Budgets Management ▪ Leadership, developing and managing winning teams; organisational development, Strategic Human Resources Management ▪ Strategic stakeholders & partnerships mobilization and management  ▪ Economy stimulation; SMME development policy frameworks programmes, & initiatives ▪ Turn-around strategy and change management ▪ Design gender sensitive value chain; analysis and upgrading of gender sensitive value chains  ▪ Design and implementation development programmes across socio economic spectrum ▪ Township economy revitalization policy frameworks, strategies and programmes ▪ Business incubator establishment and management ▪ Entrepreneurship ecosystem and innovation. ▪ Organisational systems, internal controls and efficiency improvements



Lynette P Chambers
Governance, Risk & Compliance Head

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science - University of the Witwatersrand
  • Business Competence Programme - Gordon Institute of Business Science-(GIBS)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) – ISACA
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)– ISACA
  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) – ISACA
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC) – ISACA

She has about 9 years’ experience in advisory services, an experience IT audits specialist, has headed IT advisory divisions for various audit firms.

Internal Audits, Information Systems Audits. IT Infrastructure Assessments, ICT Governance, ICT Strategy Management, Data Analytics, Risk Management & Integrated Reporting ▪ Due Diligence, Fraud Risk Management, Litigation Support