Barbara Copelovici

Barbara Copelovici is the Entrepreneurship Director for SAB. She joined SAB in 2017, initially to shape and amplify the supplier development programme.

Prior to joining SAB, Barbara was a management consultant, and then senior manager in the consulting arm of SizweNtsalubaGobodo. In this role, she led the delivery of strategic projects around supply chain transformation, defining strategy and supporting the strategic planning process of large organisations across diverse sectors including energy, education, mining and the public sector.

Prior to management consulting, Barbara was involved in social enterprises, first by founding and running one which empowered homeless individuals to start a business, then in supporting another social enterprise to deliver. Barbara was awarded Brightest Young Mind in 2014 and was part of the World Economic Forum Global Shaper – Soweto Hub from 2016 to 2019.