Our Interim CEO

Gugu Xaba is Interim CEO of Save the Children South Africa

Gugu has over 30 years’ experience working with government, civil society as well as local and international development organisations.

After spending the last two years as programme delivery lead at BroadReach, Gugu returned to Save the Children South Africa to oversee programme strategic direction, implementation, and impact measurement. She brings with her a wealth of experience in programme design and implementation as well as quality improvement. Gugu has extensive organisational strategy development, leadership, research, and business development experience and has previously led teams to deliver on projects valued at over R100 million.