Creative Consulting & Development Works

We are a research, evaluation and communications consultancy, servicing nonprofits, governments and donors with innovative solutions within the development context.

Our Team

From the outset, Creative Consulting & Development Works Founder Lindy Briginshaw has fostered a workplace that attracts high achievers committed to excellence.  Our team of experts place great value on professional qualifications, practical experience, talent and on-going learning. Project management skills are deeply embedded in our core team, so even when we draw on particular expertise from our consultant network for a project, our own staff members are able to lead and oversee all work processes.

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Lindy Briginshaw — Founder & Director

Lindy has worked extensively in the development sector and has over 25 years professional experience in strategic planning and management, organisational development, budgeting, marketing and producing communication products, campaigns and strategies.

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Susannah Clarke — General Manager and Research & Evaluation Manager

Susannah brings over 9 years of evaluation and research expertise to the team. Her consultancy experience has exposed her to a wide and diverse range of programmes within the Donor, NGO and Public Sectors.

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Michaela Luckner — Business Development Associate

Michaela has years of hands on experience in project management, including business strategies, creative input at the concept level, design, research and strategic implementation, sourcing, production, costing, distribution and legal aspects.

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Nuraan Kader — Finance Manager

Nuraan has developed strong financial and accounting skills over the past twenty years, including experience in the auditing sector.

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Itumeleng Ramano — Project & Training Coordinator

Itumeleng has a background in capacity building, community mobilization, strategic planning, project management, report writing, training, volunteer coordination/management, youth development, HIV/AIDS programs, corporate social responsibility, proposal writing, workshop facilitation, fundraising and stakeholder management and coordination.

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Fia van Rensburg — Senior Researcher and Evaluator

Fia has more than 18 years’ experience in the development sector, focusing mainly on monitoring and evaluation. She has worked in provincial and national government as well as international organisations.

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Leanne Adams — Senior Researcher and Evaluator

Leanne has developed qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation skills including evaluation methodology, Theory of Change development and advanced statistical analysis over the past three years, including strong experience in developing and evaluating M&E systems for social programmes for both non-governmental and public sector clients.

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Jenna Joffe — Researcher and Evaluator

Jenna has developed skills in monitoring and evaluating development projects, developing M&E systems, quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, desktop research, report writing, and programme implementation. She also has experience working on both national and regional projects.

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Fatima Mathivha — Junior Researcher and Evaluator

Fatima worked as a research assistant and online editorial contributor for three years before joining CC&DW and considers herself a jack of most trades bringing analytical, digital content and research skills.

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Mkhululi Mnyaka — Research and Evaluation Assistant

Mkhululi was part of the City of Cape Town’s Urban Sustainability Internship Programme in 2015 and worked as a programme monitoring intern for the Economic Development Department at the City of Cape Town from February – December 2015.

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Sitho Mavengere — Research and Evaluation Assistant

Sitho has worked as a programme assistant for development programmes including New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency; NEPAD (Food & Nutrition Security Programme); NEPAD Business Foundation (Infrastructure Desk) and Health Metrics.

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Koena Bright Ngoepe — Research and Evaluation Intern

Koena has developed many skills over his three years of M&E experience and brings strong government experience to our team.

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Chloë Liebenberg — Program Advisor

Chloë has extensive international and local teaching and managerial experience. She has a passion for creating opportunities for social development and brings these skills to if i could…

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Vidushi Malhotra — Communications and Programme Assistant

Vidushi has six years of communication experience, including four years of strong experience in the development sector. As a social entrepreneur, she has curated and executed various projects in India, South Africa and Bhutan.

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Carmen Sylvester — Office Supervisor

Carmen has experience in finance, international recruitment, certification of documents and medical exams for the Cape Town High Court, and she previously worked for Dynamix Learning Solutions for two years.

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Beronisha Cloete — Executive Project Assistant

Beronisha holds a Btech Degree in Entrepreneurship (Cum Laude) from Cape Peninsula University of Technology. She assists in the smooth running of the office as well as supports the internship programme, if i could…

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