Our Backbone: The NBIC Mentor Network

NBIC has established a dedicated mentor network that features a growing number of experts in their respective fields from accounting to marketing. They all volunteer their time in person and via virtual mentoring to registered NBIC entrepreneurs from all over Namibia and make it possible for NBIC to reach far beyond Windhoek and the capital region to support entrepreneurs even in remote places.

Register here if you want to make use of our mentor network and other free online resources.


Our Mentors:


Julius Andima, Entrepreneurship Officer: NBIC

Expertise: Entrepreneurship & SME Development Assistance, Business Incubation & Mentorship, Business Planning, Business & Personal Money Matters, Business Management Training


Silke Feldmann, Manager: Global Compact Network Namibia

Expertise: Brand Management, Strategy Development, Corporate Communications, CSR; Media/Journalism, Financial Services Consulting


Sepo Haihambo, Head: International Development, Standard Bank Namibia

Expertise: PR/Marketing, Product Development, Business Development; Financial Services


Cynthia Kaimu, Projects Officer: Centre for Entrepreneurial Development (CED)

Expertise: Business Planning, Business Management; Business Consulting


Onesmus Kandenge, SME Business Analyst: FNB Namibia

Expertise: Business Planning, Business Finance; Financial Industry


Sanjay Korteweg, Owner & Manager: CORE

Expertise: PR/Marketing, Communication, General Business Guidance


Emmanuel Masule, Portfolio Manager: DBN

Expertise: Business Planning, Business Finance, Financial Industry


Juha Miettinen, Chief Technical Advisor: Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS)

Expertise: Innovation Management, Business Management, Start-up Financing, Business Development, Communications


Bernhard Rohkemper, Manager: Entrepreneurship & Incubation, NBIC

Expertise: General Business Guidance, Business Planning, PR&Marketing, CSR, Sustainability; Strategy Consulting, Communication Consulting, International Development


Henning Tiemann, Manager: Business Development, Agra

Expertise: HR, Business Development, Internal Audit, General Management; Oil & Gas, Retail, Manufacturing, Food & Bev


Christian Toelg, Director: R&D, NBIC

Expertise: Software Development, Technology Transfer, R&D, Business Development; ICT


Elmarie Visser, Harmse Attorneys

Expertise: Commercial, Company & Immovable Property Law, IPR, Legal Matters