Celeste is a seasoned Human Resources professional holding an MBA from the University of Stellenbosch with a focus on Leadership in Africa. She has more than 20 years’ experience within people management, organizational management, development and design. Her career journey has been influenced through her work at a number of multinational entities interacting across several continents in both the private and public sectors. Celeste’s early career exposure started within the NGO sector, with a focus on emotional wellness support accessible to all and this was followed by the more corporate structured internal support requirements within the Financial Services, Technology & E-commerce sectors. Currently, she is Chief People Officer at Travelstart. Celeste is happily married with two children. In seeking balance in her own life, she enjoys a camping weekend getaway as frequently as possible, with the hope of embarking on an expedition across the Namibian Skeleton Coast sometime in the not too distant future.