Nomfundo is a clinical psychologist with a Masters degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Her areas of expertise include psychosocial healing; traumatic stress, ex-combatants, collective trauma and leadership through emotional intelligence. She has over 14 years experience working within the violence prevention and peacebuilding fields. Eleven of these years have been in senior leadership and management within the NGO sector. Previoulsy, she headed the psychosocial programme within CSVR. She also worked as the director for the South African Institute for Traumatic Stress (SAITS), an NGO whose focus is training and capacity development for traumatic stress and victim empowerment practitioners. She was also employed as a clinical psychologist and community liaison officer at the CSVR trauma clinic where she offered psychosocial support including; counseling, group therapy and community intervention to the survivors of political and violent crime.