About Us

What you need to know about us

Zevoli is a black woman owned Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) advisory and Project Management (PM) firm. It is a level one B-BBEE Contributor with the revised B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice.

It is spear-headed by Hepsy Mkhungo and Mpopi Khupe who have vast experience in both the BBBEE Codes of good practice but mostly in then implementation of ESD solutions across industries and at national level.

Our core belief that the world is a better place when corporate citizens and communities co-exist in a shared value relationship.

We exist to unlock shared value and powered by our purpose, we are growth catalysts. We create unexpected opportunities for meaningful connections between communities and corporates to unlock tangible commercial growth and success.

Our focus is on bridging the divide between Small Medium Micro Enteprisise (SMME) and corporates through our innovative, robust and unique approach to strategy development, business development support, ESD investment, socio-economic impact and our ability to review and re-align business efforts aimed at achieving transformation imperatives, that support the achievement of overall business objectives.

When corporates make a meaningful difference in people’s lives and communities feel emotionally connected to corporate brands – growth is unlocked, value is shared.

Our experience within the B-BBEE and the ESD environment, together with our collaborative approach of ESD strategy and business development encourages full participation, ownership and integration of the strategy into our client’s broader business objectives.

Our Footprint

We have strategic partners nationally

The company has grown from EME to QSE with a staff complement of 17 employees nationally. In addition to its employees, Zevoli works with strategic partners with relevant industry skill set to capacitate beneficiaries with relevant skills that will ensure financial and operational independence.

The Founders
Mpopi Khupe

Mpopi Khupe

Mpopi is a Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) practitioner with over eight years’ experience with B-BBEE advisory services. Mpopi’s experience includes providing services on B-BBEE and transformation within Government, its parastatals and in the private sector. She is involved in work that enables her to contribute her skills, knowledge and expertise to the process of measuring transformation and ensuring that progress is made in the implementation of high impact empowerment initiatives. She was part of the core team that produced the initial version of the formulation of the Codes of Good Practice on B-BBEE (Codes) and formed part of the team that assisted the dti with the recent review of the B-BBEE Act and the review and update of the Codes.

Hepsy Mkhungo

Hepsy Mkhungo

Hepsy has over 10 years’ experience with some of the top JSE listed companies. She has had experience as an executive and manager responsible for the advisory, positioning, strategy planning and development of all economic development strategies. Hepsy has been at the helm of building sustainable and practical ED solutions that support the bottom line. She has vast experience ranging from the banking sector, in the consulting and project management industry and the FMCG industry. She has designed and re-engineered a variety of programmes and initiatives aimed at developing entrepreneurs and small medium enterprises through a complex but effective framework and ecosystem. The success of the programmes has been measured by their contribution to job creation and general improvement of business skills.

Associations

We are proud members of the below organisations: