CSR Africa Consulting Partners
CSR Africa Consulting Partners is an independent management consulting practice specializing in stakeholder relations. We provide strategic counsel, implementation support and training to organisations assisting them to optimise strategy execution and manage execution risks by mobilising enabling decisions and supportive actions from stakeholders.
Our stakeholder relations perspective is based on risk management, and will give business leaders practical tools for identifying and assessing critical stakeholders, developing integrated engagement plans, and reporting systematically to enable early decision making and course correction, thus minimizing costly disruptions/delays and damage to brand.
Our services are available to strategy and operations executives, program and project managers, corporate/public affairs and communication professionals.
CSR Africa Consulting Partners has clients in a variety of sectors including financial services, motor manufacturing, management consulting, advertising and academic institutions. The service offering includes:
BA, HDE, BEd, MA, MBA
Lusanda is a highly skilled and experienced business leader with specialist experience in Advocacy and Stakeholder Mobilisation, Public Affairs and Strategic Communication from across the aviation, energy, water and sanitation, financial services, petrochemicals, IT, education and sports arts and culture industries. Lusanda has 25 years strategic, operations and management experience leading and managing strategic business units in the private and public sectors. In addition, she has solid exposure managing diverse stakeholders in South Africa, across Africa as well as further afield.
Practice Lead - Advocacy and Stakeholder Mobilisation
Susu has experience of developing strategies and execution of a holistic communications and corporate affairs capability, to enhance the brand and positioning of the organisation amongst all stakeholders. She has worked in Corporate Affairs mostly in the automotive and consulting environment where she provided services and expertise on communications targeted to government, business and financial media, investors, customers and other critical stakeholders that build awareness and understanding of the client/ company's business strategy, long-term growth potential, positions on key issues, and innovative products and services.
Shamiso Nomsa Hlatshwayo
Senior Political Risk and Intelligence Consultant
BA, BA(Hons), PGM, MA (Regional and International Security)
Shamiso Nomsa Hlatshwayo is an experienced Political Risk and Intelligence Consultant analyst with 6 years of experience working in both the private and public sectors for Government and multinational organisations such as FMCG, Telecommunications companies and Global foundations that relied on her analysis to understand how to navigate in complex political and regulatory environments in the SADC and the East African Region. She has demonstrated her research expertise in Market & Competitive Intelligence, Field Research, Geopolitical Risk Analysis. Delivering Country Risk Assessments, Weekly and Thematic Reports SADC Region. She has prepared and managed reports to help drive the State Security Agency of South Africa’s Forecasting and Mitigation Strategy.With a specialist background in the field of State Security and Intelligence, she was able to create synergies that sought to not only mitigate risk, but also provide strategic advisory to establish systems that minimise emerging threats.