Ntuli is founder and CEO of Ground Work Collective a community development initiative focusing on Food security, Access to water, Civic Education and social entrepreneurship.
Mbali Ntuli is a former politician having spent 15 years as a cllr and then an MPL serving the province of KZN. A political leader, public speaker and activist Ntuli was the youngest person to contest for the leadership of South Africa’s official opposition party in 2020.
A former Rhodes University graduate Ntuli has held several political offices including National Youth leader for the official opposition (2010-2014) and spokesperson for the provincial opposition in KZN (2014-2019)
Ntuli has served on the Education, Social Development, Public Participation and Petitions, Cooperative Governance and Public Works committees.
Ntuli has experience in public policy, policy formation and drafting of legislation. Ntuli is Mandela Washington fellow, IVLP fellow and is the recipient of World Young Politician of the year for 2019.
Ntuli’s career has been about connecting ordinary South Africans to opportunities and about ensuring accountability from the government. A seasoned speaker, Ntuli regularly hosts participates on panels discussing various current topics affecting the country.
Ntuli serves on the board of C.R.O.W and is involved with various projects and initiatives in the areas of youth development, social justice and the environment.