Catherine Young is an African entrepreneur with executive level experience across a number of businesses, including a successful corporate career, holding various senior and executive positions in companies including Deloitte, Chevron and SAP Ariba.
Her capabilities are underpinned by deep engagement and care for people across her work career. As the founder of Thinkroom, she is involved in entrepreneurial ecosystem development across Africa and the UK, as well as acceleration programmes through her co-ownership in Grindstone Accelerator. She is an SME ecosystem influencer in Africa, and works with clients in the space of entrepreneurship development across the continent.
Catherine holds a B.Comm with specialisation in Marketing and National Diploma in Procurement from the University of South Africa and Nelson Mandela Bay University respectively.