Simpiwe currently holds the Chief Executive Officer position at the Masisizane Fund, an initiative of the Old Mutual Group tasked with the mandate to provide enterprise development finance and support to Small Medium and Micro Enterprises. From 2008 to 2012 he was the Chief Executive Officer at ASGISA Eastern Cape (Pty) Ltd, an organisation which facilitates the implementation of High Impact Priority Programmes by the Office of the Premier. Amongst other positions, he also acted as Capacity Development Manager for Africa at the African Management Services Company as well as Managing Member and Founder of Kenako Development and Business Solutions based in Johannesburg.
Simpiwe holds an MBA and Honours BCom. Apart from English, Simpiwe is fluent in IsiZulu and IsiXhosa.