Aurelia Albert is the Interim CEO for Innovate Durban , the Innovation programme for the Durban region. She has been at the helm of Innovate Durban for the past four years since inception. Her background is in economics, having completed her post grad studies in that area. Her previous work involved industrial development within the manufacturing consulting environment, having moved on to being a researcher within the Economic Development and Investment Promotion Unit in the Municipality. She was also the previous Editor and Manager for the EDGE (Economic Development and Growth in eThekwini) publication but her passion lies in innovation management and social development.
She has a love for Durban and a passion for positive change within the city.