Len le Roux, is the Managing Director, Southern Africa at Synergos, a global nonprofit organization that brings people together to solve complex problems of poverty. Synergos works on issues such as health and nutrition, agriculture, education, and employment creating opportunities for individuals and communities to thrive. He is based in Windhoek, Namibia, and is also a Synergos Senior Fellow.
Before joining the Synergos staff, Mr. le Roux was previously Director of the Rössing Foundation, a non-governmental organization established in 1978 as part of Rössing Uranium’s Corporate Social Investment Programme to empower Namibians to improve their quality of life. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and has attended numerous management training workshops.
Mr. le Roux is an expert in the area of financial sustainability of grantmaking foundations and has conducted training exercises and consultancies both in Namibia and internationally. He has been instrumental in the formation of a number of Namibian foundations, is a founding member of the Namibian NGO Forum and sits on the Boards of a number of local foundations. He has a personal interest in leadership and transformation.