About Lorraine Govender

Lorraine Govender

Executive Mentor / Leadership Expert

Lorraine Govender is a nationally respected and sought-after Executive Mentor, Leadership Expert and Organisational Development Specialist. She is the founding member of LorraineGovender.com and is considered a major innovative Strategist and voice in the industry.

Lorraine has nationally addressed numerous seminars and workshops in South Africa – and as a previous National winner of 2007 Business Women’s Association Regional Achiever Awards in the Corporate Category, her winning ingredient is authentic application of strengths to find true purpose – enhancing personal and corporate effectiveness for productivity. Through consulting with Executives, Corporates, SMME’s and Government departments – she has delivered motivational seminars and tailor made development programs to suit the organisation.

Lorraine is a Mentorship Service Provider to SEDA and FETOLA. The driving force to plough back into the lives of people and industry, through extensive experience and knowing who you are, has inspired Lorraine to host dynamic motivational seminars and talks since 2008.  Lorraine’s style of mentoring together with leadership and management processes are considered among the most successful. They are known for their remarkable effectiveness, holistic approach and immediate applicability to the needs and objectives of the clients and the organisation.

Lorraine Govender has been a great addition to our mentoring team. Lorraine’s thoughtful, hands-on and thorough approach to how she takes mentees on a journey to reaching their greatest potential and making a success of their enterprise has been outstanding. The consummate professional, Lorraine is a pleasure to work with and her amazing skills in this area are plain to see in the rapid development of the entrepreneur in both soft and hard skills, resulting in increased revenue.

Gontse Mbelu
(Social Innovation Specialist – SA Breweries)


  • MENTORSHIP Service Provider to FETOLA, SEDA and Business Women’s Association
  • Appointed Board Member of Link FM – 2015
  • SEDA Award – Winner of Best Business Strategy Improvement Award – 2014
  • National Winner of Business Women’s Association Corporate Regional Awards 2007
  • Accomplished an international profile, as a representative in the Shipping Industry in the Car Carrier Sector in South Africa
  • Managed a dynamic team in South Africa in the Shipping Industry in 1999 – 2007
  • Planned and implemented import and export schedules, in conjunction with global teams, for trade movement in and out of South Africa
  • Contract negotiations and local point of entry to leading auto manufacturers in South Africa


To be able to mentor leaders and teams in business and corporate organisations, through a process of mentorship, skills training and the development of strengths for business effectiveness.