Lienda provides integral support to LeapFrog Labs, LeapFrog’s research and development hub that drives impact, insights and innovation across LeapFrog’s portfolio companies.
Prior to LeapFrog, Lienda was a Consulting Project Intern at JB Equity, a private equity agribusiness firm, where she performed analyses on the agricultural sector to inform emerging market investment strategies. Earlier, Lienda was a Financial Communications Strategy Intern at FTI Consulting, a global business advisory consulting group, where she assisted in designing communications strategies for clients managing financial and regulatory changes. Lienda began her career in the knowledge management sphere, working as a Business Analyst Intern for Professional Insurance.
Lienda holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Cape Town with specialisations in financial analysis and portfolio management. Lienda has a Master of Science from the University of Edinburgh, where she specialised in international business in emerging markets and graduated with Distinction. During her studies, Lienda represented Scotland and Zambia at Young Diplomats Forum in Greece to exchange ideas with international delegates about the economic crisis in Greece and the EU. Lienda is a registered PRINCE2 practitioner and she speaks English, Bemba, Zulu, and Spanish.
- Provides integral support to LeapFrog Labs
- Performed analyses on the agricultural sector to inform emerging market investment strategies
- Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and a Master of Science