Director of People and Culture
Refilwe Lebese is a mission-driven leader with extensive experience in strategic and operational human resources management and demonstrated success in managing all phases of the employee lifecycle.
With a passion for people development, Refilwe has worked as an HR professional across different industries (mining, pharmaceuticals, global health) advising on HR policies, promoting growth, development and healthy work cultures that inspire teams to meet and exceed operational goals.
Prior to joining Macro-Eyes, she led and supported HR teams across 11 countries as a Regional HR Advisor at EGPAF. During this period, Refilwe was instrumental in providing hands-on HR guidance and support around talent acquisition, performance management, learning and development, employee relations, and HR compliance, data, and reporting. In addition, she led management development training for all countries and was involved in behavioural assessment and analysis at a global level.
Refilwe holds a Bachelor's Degree in humanities with a Psychology major; a postgraduate in Human Resources Management and Project Management Certification.
Outside of work, Refilwe enjoys pursuing her passion by offering career development coaching and mentorship to young professionals. She is a mother of two girls and to add to the challenge, she recently started taking French lessons.