Nirmala Reddy currently holds the position of Senior Manager Enterprise Development at Nedbank. She is responsible for SME support and development within the Enterprise Development and Supplier Development space, including strategy and execution. Reddy joined Nedbank’s Transactional Banking team in 2004 to focus on public sector business. Her exposure and experience across community development and the business arena has provided a valuable, insightful platform to her current sphere of SME, Enterprise and Supplier Development.
Starting her career with an NGO, Nirmala later moved on to head up the Customer Services Department of a major logistics company. The combination of focus on sustainable development and viable business has culminated into the successful implementation of various business development programmes in her current role.
She is passionate about entrepreneurial development and its role in the economy. She is an ardent advocate of the importance of education as a catalyst for change. Nirmala completed her PhD, focusing on alternative medicine, technique and therapies for children with chronic ailments. She is currently packaging various concepts & approaches to empower, uplift and assist children that are not tolerant of conventional medicine.
Nirmala believes that whether corporate or community, nurturing and role-modelling is a powerful approach to overcoming challenges for a sustainable, successful, vibrant tomorrow.