Education plays a key role in helping to unlock the potential of Africa’s youth. We believe true excellence in education is only achieved through an inspiring and passionate team dedicated to equipping young people to thrive.

Meet the Global Leadership Team

Education plays a key role in helping to unlock the potential of Africa’s youth. We believe true excellence in education is only achieved through an inspiring and passionate team dedicated to equipping young people to thrive.

Meet the team

Abimbola Pariola
Abimbola Pariola
Global Managing Director, Property
Antony Gatandi
Antony Gatandi
Operations Director, Kenya
Belinda Godfrey
Belinda Godfrey
Managing Director, South Africa
Carla Hercules
Carla Hercules
School Leader, NP Ruimsig Primary
Chinezi Chijioke
Chinezi Chijioke
CEO
Chloe Selfe
Chloe Selfe
Marketing Lead, SA
Christine Kathurima
Christine Kathurima
School Leader, NP Tatu Primary
Christopher Khaemba
Christopher Khaemba
Director - Kenya
Chris Vakis
Chris Vakis
Global Director for Commercial Planning and Performance
Claudia Pienaar
Claudia Pienaar
School Leader, NP Paulshof Primary
Damany Gibbs
Damany Gibbs
CFO
Des Hugo
Des Hugo
Academic Director, South Africa
Edna Ayallo
Edna Ayallo
School Leader, NP Athi Primary
Gavin Esterhuizen
Gavin Esterhuizen
Executive School Leader, NP Ormonde Primary
Irshaad Varachia
Irshaad Varachia
Property Lead, South Africa
Jeanine Kerr
Jeanine Kerr
School Leader, NP Midrand Primary
K. Danae Pauli
K. Danae Pauli
Managing Director, East Africa
Kelsey Keech
Kelsey Keech
Global Learning Design Lead
Laura Kaub
Laura Kaub
Global Director of Post-School Success
Lesego Puso
Lesego Puso
Global Brand Lead
Martin Jaravaza
Martin Jaravaza
Finance Lead, South Africa
Natalie Coleman
Natalie Coleman
COO
Dr. Nduati Nyaboke
Dr. Nduati Nyaboke
School Leader, NP Tatu Girls Secondary
Nicola Hopwood
Nicola Hopwood
Global Systems & Analytics Lead
Njeri Nyindo
Njeri Nyindo
Global Director of Talent
Patrick Wambua
Patrick Wambua
Finance Lead, Kenya
Dr. Paula Gordon
Dr. Paula Gordon
School Leader, NP North Riding Primary
Rahel Wondwossen
Rahel Wondwossen
Chief Academic Officer
Theuns Opperman
Theuns Opperman
School Leader, NP Ormonde Secondary
Wagikuyu Miring’u
Wagikuyu Miring’u
Marketing Lead, Kenya
Dr. Benson Kairu
Dr. Benson Kairu
School Leader, NP Tatu Boys Secondary
Martha Jepkemboi Tubei
Martha Jepkemboi Tubei
School Leader, NP Eldoret Girls Secondary
London Moore
London Moore
Director of Schools, Kenya
Andrew Meraba
Andrew Meraba
School Leader, NP Eldoret Boys Secondary

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Working at Nova Pioneer is more than just a job – it is an opportunity to be part of a team that inspires the next generation of leaders and innovators. 

Novaneers are collaborative, fun-loving professionals who are passionate about learning and are motivated by the endless possibilities to identify creative solutions to tough challenges faced in the education space. 

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<p>Every Novaneer is committed to making a positive impact on students. Educators are provided the resources and the support to bring Nova Pioneer’s educational ideas to life. </p>

Every Novaneer is committed to making a positive impact on students. Educators are provided the resources and the support to bring Nova Pioneer’s educational ideas to life. 

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