Susan Wishart

Susan Wishart

General Manager, Mdzananda Animal Clinic

Susan Wishart joined the Mdzananda Animal Clinic team in May 2017 as the General Manager. Working in Khayelitsha, Cape Town for 11 years Susan Wishart has a vast understanding of the community ways, struggles and aspirations. She has invaluable relationships with key stakeholders in the community. Her work in the community has given her a deep respect for people with diverse cultural backgrounds, experiences, opinions and ways of working together - something of great importance at Mdzananda.

Susan has a passion for uplifting and empowering people which she aims to bring into Mdzananda through further upliftment and empowerment of our staff (80 per cent of whom are from the community), our clients and community pet owners. Her expertise lies in project management, community development, training, human resource management, enterprise development, communication, financial management, monitoring and evaluation.

She holds a degree in Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Master of Laws (LLM) and a National Diploma in Nature Conservation. She has also been volunteering at the Western Leopard Toad Conservation Committee for the past 9 years.