Halima Mahomed is an independent philanthropy consultant, whose work focuses on strengthening the narrative, practice and impact of philanthropy in Africa. In her role as the Philanthropy Program Advisor at TrustAfrica, she is responsible for knowledge building, outreach and advocacy on African philanthropy and advancing social justice philanthropy. She is also currently engaged in research on the support infrastructure for philanthropy in Africa.
Mahomed has previously worked at the Ford Foundation Office for Southern Africa, at the EDGE Institute, and as a long-term consultant to the Ford Foundation and the Global Fund for Community Foundations. She also serves on the Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace Working Group and the Alliance magazine editorial board. She holds a masters degree in Development Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand with a research focus on social justice philanthropy in South Africa.