9thNov

Marc Lubner

Marc, who has an MBA from Western University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Business, has worked in his family’s business, the PG Group, as well as built a business in the entertainment software industry.  He also managed the Umbono Investment Corporation, which was responsible for effecting and funding some of the first black empowerment deals in South Africa. Marc became CEO of Afrika Tikkun in 2006. Marc pioneered and oversaw the development of Afrika Tikkun’s Holistic Child and youth development model, growing benefciary numbers from 1200 to almost 20 000. Staff numbers have more than quadrupled and annual spend has increased threefold! Most importantly, Afrika Tikkun now has a model which develops young people into jobs, thereby breaking their dependency on social security and breaking the poverty cycle.