Caroline Ritson, South Africa, is a business mentor and an experienced entrepreneur. In 2013, she founded The Hope Factory. And in 2015, she started Caroline Ritson Consulting, both mentoring and coaching companies for businesses. She is currently a mentor with The African Entrepreneurship Award, The Tony Elumelu Foundation and the entrepreneurship and financial literacy facilitator at Young Entrepreneurs.

Her businesses assist entrepreneurs throughout South Africa with access to new markets.

She is passionate about entrepreneurship, the development of small businesses and promoting the voice of industrial and commercial property in South Africa.