Cathy Goddard


Firebird Fund Managers, South Africa


Cathy is the CEO of Firebird Fund Managers, a women owned fund management business with a focus 2 key funds: 1) distressed assets through Firebird Revitalisation Fund and 2) Firebird Futures Fund which has a Transformation Programme aimed at creating Future women shareholders in the business into which the Fund invests. Cathy is a board member of the South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (“SAVCA”). She was voted 5th in the 10 Power Women Shaping Africa’s Private Equity Market by in the Fall 2015 Edition of Women in Private Equity Awards. She is a registered Senior Business Rescue Practitioner and has experience in working with distressed assets and turnarounds. Cathy has a passion for re-igniting growth and reviving troubled businesses. Her team is all-female.


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