Lady Makgabo – Director

Lady studied a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Pretoria and worked in the recruitment field for 10 years. She worked with blue-chip clients such as FNB, Nedbank, Nashua Mobile in the private sector as well as SARS, SABS, ACSA and various local governments in the public sector.

Her entrepreneurial spirit led her to form Smudge Art in 2007. Its business started out catering mostly to arts and crafts themed children’s parties. This has since grown to involve team building events, catering, corporate events and much more. Smudge Art now hosts product launches, PR campaigns, corporate hospitality, food festivals to name a few. She served on the board of Aztorion and is currently a director at Indlovukati Infrastructure. In 2016 she became Managing Director at Imvelo Rubber Products, a tyre recycling firm which produces up to 7 tons of recycled products per day.

She is a qualified Chef who holds a Diploma in hot and cold food preparation and patisserie.