Innocentia Motau–Africa,South Africa,Pretoria

CEO Shosholoza Port Operations Director MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company Managing Partner of Potlako Global Logistics President of Young Entrepreneur South Africa (YESA)

Innocentia Motau brings a rich tapestry of experience and leadership to her role as our South Africa Ambassador for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO) AFRICA. Currently serving as Director at MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and Managing Partner at Potlako Global Logistics, she exemplifies excellence in the field of logistics and freight forwarding.

With a career spanning over several years, Innocentia has been instrumental in driving initiatives for entrepreneurship and youth empowerment. As President of Young Entrepreneur South Africa (YESA), she has been a driving force behind fostering a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem, aligning with the goals of the G20 Young Entrepreneur Alliance.

In her capacity as Chief Executive Officer at Shosholoza Port Operations, Innocentia has demonstrated her prowess in managing port operations, serving as a vital link for Mediterranean Shipping Company SA (MSC) and MSC Cruises. Her contributions extend beyond the corporate realm, as evidenced by her roles in governmental advisory councils and non-profit organizations focused on youth development and women’s empowerment.

Notably, Innocentia’s dedication to fostering global connections and learning is evident through her participation in initiatives like the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) and her tenure as a Non-Executive Director at the Women’s Business Development Center in Chicago, USA.

Her commitment to community development and strategic leadership is further underscored by her roles in organizations such as the National Youth Development Agency and the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller.

Innocentia Motau’s journey is a testament to her unwavering dedication to driving positive change and empowering women in entrepreneurship. We are honored to have her as part of the WEDO family, championing the cause of women’s entrepreneurship in South Africa and beyond!