Lindiwe Ndlela has dedicated her career to supporting institutional and leadership development for elected and appointed government officials. She has worked with and for government for the last 25 years. She recently joined PARI following her position as the Acting Head of Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) in National Treasury, which she held for last four of the five years in the organisations where she was making a direct contribution to building state capacity and enabling government to function more effectively and efficiently.
Her areas of specialisation include local government policy research and analysis, knowledge management, performance management, monitoring and evaluation, inter-governmental relations, strategic planning and capacity development in government. She has worked at all levels of government with organisations including South African Local Government Association (SALGA), Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA) and Palmer Development Group (PDG).