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Our team


Our team shares a common vision and DNA, committed to our mission of unlocking development outcomes through insights.
Doubell Chamberlain
Founder and Managing Director

Doubell is the founder and managing director of Cenfri. He has extensi [...]
Hennie Bester
Director

Hennie specialises in the analysis of markets for financial inclusion [...]
Christine Hougaard
Technical Director

Christine has been part of the Cenfri team since 2008. She finds the i [...]
Herman Smit
Technical Director

Herman is a Director at Cenfri and the Head of Client Insights for the [...]
Mia Thom
Technical Director

Since joining Cenfri in 2012, Mia has focused on exploring business mo [...]
Barry Cooper
Technical Director

Since June 2013, Barry has been collaborating with Cenfri on its retai [...]
Steph van der Westhuizen
Chief Operating Officer

Since June 2015, Steph has been responsible for Cenfri's enablement fu [...]
Jeremy Gray
Engagement Manager

As  a member of the Cenfri team since 2012, Jeremy has worked on a nu [...]
Louise de Villiers
Engagement Manager

Louise specialises in survey methodology, questionnaire design and dat [...]
Masiiwa Rusare
Engagement Manager

Masiiwa is currently the Engagement Manager at Cenfri. He manages rese [...]
Albert van der Linden
Research Associate

Since joining Cenfri in January 2015, Albert has been involved with Ma [...]
Antonia Esser
Research Associate

Antonia has been part of the Cenfri team since April 2016. Her main re [...]
Mari-Lise du Preez
Partnerships Manager

As Partnerships Manager for i2i, Mari-Lise puts her interest in networ [...]
Leonard Makuvaza
Senior Researcher

Leonard’s primary focus at i2i is to develop measurement frameworks [...]
Renée Hunter
Senior Researcher

Renée’s research to date has focused mainly on client centricity an [...]
Kate Rinehart
Senior Researcher

Since joining Cenfri in 2016, Kate has been involved in projects spann [...]
Baraka Msulwa
Senior Researcher

Before joining Cenfri in November 2016, Baraka worked as a research as [...]
Rose Tuyeni Peter
Senior Researcher

Rose joined the Cenfri team in May 2016. She is part of the payments t [...]
Pieter Janse van Vuuren
Research Analyst

Since Pieter joined Cenfri’s Risk team in February 2018, his work ha [...]
Nichola Beyers
Researcher

Nichola Beyers joined Cenfri in 2017 as a research analyst, working wi [...]
Matthew Ferreira
Researcher

Matthew started as a research analyst at Cenfri in 2017. Since joining [...]
Rinelle Chetty
Researcher

Rinelle works as a research analyst on the Insights team for insight2i [...]
Michaella Allen
Researcher

Michaella started as a research analyst at Cenfri in 2018. Since joini [...]
Matthew Dunn
Researcher

Matthew started  as a research analyst at Cenfri in 2018. Since joini [...]
David Saunders
Knowledge Manager

Before  joining Cenfri in 2012, David worked as a fellow at the ILO M [...]
Emily Westerlund
Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer

Emily joined Cenfri in January 2017 as the Monitoring Evaluation and L [...]
Karen Kühlcke
Content Curator

Karen joined Cenfri in 2017 as the content curator for the i2i facilit [...]
Antoine Fourié
Editorial and Brand Manager

Antoine joined Cenfri as Editorial Manager in May 2017. He ma [...]
Lisa Bruwer
Sub-editor

Lisa joined Cenfri as an editorial intern in November 2016. She is now [...]
Tessa Kock
Financial Controller

Tessa has been part of the Cenfri team since 2009. She has more than [...]
Linet Engelbrecht
Office Manager

Before joining Cenfri in 2013, Linet worked in public relations for se [...]
Janine Paulsen
Personal Assistant

Since May 2015, Janine has been the personal assistant to Cenfri's man [...]
Marie Gouws
Receptionist

When Marie joined Cenfri in February 2015, she had worked as a recepti [...]
Amanda Schoeman
Personal Assistant

Amanda  joined Cenfri in February 2016. She has nearly 40 years’ se [...]
Linda Stanford
In-house Accountant

Linda joined Cenfri at the beginning of 2016. Besides being the in-hou [...]
Anja Smith
Associate

Anja Smith joined Cenfri in 2008 as one of its founding staff members. [...]
Andre Swanepoel
Associate

In his 45-year career, Andre has worked in the insurance and banking i [...]