Benji is part of Africa’s top (award-winning) triple-bottom line evangelist start-up. www.emptytrips.com. An impact capitalist, Benji leverages tech, smart strategy and the shared economy thinking in an effort to save our planet & make profits.
After a decade in top-tier consulting and banking at firms like The Boston Consulting Group and HSBC, Benji decided to turn her attention to changing the world and founded EmptyTrips with Herman. The human whirlwind's focus is now on making EmptyTrips the largest provider of logistics services, where her double Masters (LLM & MPhil) and her Bachelor’s in Finance come in handy on a daily basis.
Benji has been recognised by many within a short period of time, accolades include being a Forbes Africa Tech Disruptor 2018, Top50 Women in Tech - Entrepreneur Mag 2018, Frost&Sullivan On-Demand Logistics Innovation Winner 2018, AWIEF Top5 African Women Tech Entrepreneur 2018, Top5 Global Impact Challengers - SingularityU Africa 2017, Railtech Pioneer - Engineering Weekly, Insuretech TrailBlazer - DC Velocity (2018), Top50 Women in Tech - Innov8tive (2018), SA Innovation Winner - 2017, Top 30 Startup World Cup 2018, and most recently the Top60 Women Lead Tech Companies by Forbes. With her team, dominated by like-minded women, they have taken on a fight in a male-dominated, legacy-ridden industry to bring change, growth and environmental impact. EmptyTrips proudly addressed four of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.