Barbara joined Acorn Education in August 2016 from EY in Cape Town. She is a chartered accountant and has a significant track record in public sector management consulting including long term projects with the Western and Eastern Cape Departments of Education.
She believes in co-created solutions to achieve objectives. Her experience includes extensive change management projects, process efficiencies, strategy alignment and Board governance interventions. While studying in Johannesburg she taught maths lessons to disadvantaged pupils in Jeppestown and experienced first-hand the challenges in our current education system.
Barbara obtained a Bachelor of Education from the University of Witwatersrand as well as a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of KwazuluNatal.