Programme Manager: Africa-wide programmes, Common Purpose South Africa

Zareena Gaibee

Zareena joined Common Purpose South Africa as an Administrator in 2013, responsible for office management and finances. Since then Zareena has progressed from Programme Coordinator to Programme Manager where she now leads on projects across the African continent, such as CSCLeaders (for exceptional senior leaders from Commonwealth countries), Africa Venture (for high potential emerging leaders from the African continent) and Global Leader Experiences (for university students). Zareena’s Common Purpose experience has exposed her to working in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and the UK, project managing, facilitating and designing programme curriculum for a broad range of leadership development programmes.

Outside of working for Common Purpose, Zareena has recently completed a BSc in Psychology and Physiology at UNISA. With a passion for sport, Zareena has achieved success in the field of touch rugby, where she represented her home province, Gauteng, as a senior player and junior coach.