Gamelihle Sibanda


  • Gamelihle Sibanda


  • Gamelihle, a Certified Biomimicry Professional, fuses his training in civil engineering (BSc Eng Honours), business (MBA) and biomimicry (CBP) towards creation of a sustainable world; where there is enough for all forever. A visual story teller and rapid ideator, his diverse skill set enables him to be an Engineer at the Biomimicry Design Table, where he integrates Biology into Design through abstracting strategies from nature to create solutions for human challenges. He co-developed the Biominga Innovation Model based on evolutionary strategies that nature has continuously tested and refined over the past 3.8 billion years.

    Where others see things that are and ask why, I dream about things that do not exist and ask why not?

    Gamelihle’s professional experience spans over 20 years in over 12 countries working in various capacities; liaising with Governments, Infrastructure Authorities, Employers’ Organizations, Unions, Donors, United Nations Agencies, Universities, Consultants, Contractors and Communities on the policy, financing, feasibility, research, design, training and implementation of infrastructure and environmental projects in both rural and urban environments. Gamelihle also brings experience in documentary video production, TV/radio acting, adaptation to and mitigation of negative effects of climate change and facilitation of brainstorming and strategic planning sessions.