Lisa Kropman Cohen

Lisa Kropman Cohen
  • Director
    The Bertha Foundation

BSc, Univ. of Cape Town; LLB, Univ. of the Witwatersrand. Former: Associate, Werksmans Attorneys, Johannesburg, with Investec, running Corp. Social Investment and was catalyst in developing CIDA City Campus. Credited with creating The Business Place, a cluster of business support centres that support emerging entrepreneurs in Johannesburg. Former: Exec. Member and Chairperson, Witwatersrand Regional Cttee of Lawyers for Human Rights; President, Social Science Students Council, UCT. 2007, Bishop Tutu African Leadership Fellow; 2008, Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum. Named one of top 20 dynamic young African women under the age of 45 who wield enormous influence in African business, Forbes Magazine (2011).