Nomfundo Mogapi is a registered clinical psychologist with a master’s degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. She has spent over 16 years’ working in senior leadership and management positions.
Nomfundo is currently the executive director at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). Previously, she worked as the head of psychosocial interventions at CSVR and as the director for the South African Institute for Traumatic Stress (SAITS). She was also employed as a clinical psychologist and community liaison officer at the Trauma Clinic, where she offered psychosocial support such as counselling, group therapy and community intervention to the survivors of political and violent crimes. Her areas of expertise include integrating psychosocial expertise within policy and programming on a range of issues such as leadership, human rights, peacebuilding, governance, democracy and transitional justice.
Nomfundo has a passion for providing and understanding the psychosocial healing of individuals, institutions and collectives. She has used this to contribute to shaping regional policies like the African Union Transitional Justice Policy (AUTJP), the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights’ (ACPHR) General Comment on redress for victims of torture. Nomfundo had also provided capacity building interventions to a range of groups, including leaders and managers within the health and education sector.