Olga Yambi Nzongele
Olga Nzongele-Adi is WGC’s South African liaison and strategic consultant in South and West African countries, including Francophone Africa. A native of Kinshasa, DR Congo and based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Nzongele-Adi speaks French as a first language and is fluent in English and Lingala, a central African language. She has earned two degrees in architecture from the Schools of Architecture at the Institut de Batiments et Travaux Publiques in Kinshasa, DR Congo and Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Nzongele-Adi also has earned a business management degree from Damelin Management School in Johannesburg. She has coordinated and managed numerous international projects for several prestigious architectural firms, including Stauch Vorster, Stark Interiors and Barlin & Chaskelson Architects.
Nzongele-Adi is one of the original public relations consultants for WGC-SA and served as its initial account and project manager for multinational, government and philanthropic activities, including the U.S. Commerce Department and the South African President’s Office during Nelson Mandela’s presidency.