About Us

Our story

Numinara’s journey began at the intersection of visionary leadership and sustainability.

Co-founded by Cristina Casingena and Shannon Weber, we aim to become a transformational ESG beacon in a world seeking positive change.

United by the belief that businesses can reshape our world, we embarked on a mission to guide organisations towards a future where profit and purpose harmonise. With a deep understanding of finance, a visionary mindset, and a commitment to innovation, we have set out to redefine sustainable excellence.

We champion responsible business practices, by crafting strategies that amplify Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) impact. Today, Numinara’s story unfolds at the cusp of a new era. We invite you to join us in shaping a future where businesses thrive while uplifting people and the planet.

Our team

Numinara’s team consists of purpose-driven experts, each contributing a unique blend of skills to our mission. Committed to sustainable excellence, we go beyond consultation to catalyse positive change.

Our collaborations

Collaboration is central to our philosophy. Numinara partners with specialised experts who share our values, multiplying our impact and extending the reach of our transformative solutions.

Get to know the people

who make Numinara's vision come to life

cristina casingena

founder & CEO

Shannon Weber

founder & strategic director

Elsabe Booysens

communication & reputation specialist

Candice Blumenthal

culture design specialist

Greg Norman

UX Product Designer

Malorie Galligan

leadership, career & business coach

Elias Salem Cherif


Our values

innovative transformation

Innovation is our guiding principle, and we leverage advanced technologies, data insights, and analytics to create transformative solutions that redefine sustainable business excellence.

expertise that matters

Our team embodies diverse backgrounds and deep industry expertise. With a shared understanding of contemporary challenges, we empower clients to seize opportunities, mitigate risks, and create lasting value through sustainable practices.

Tailored Solutions

We recognise the uniqueness of each organisation. Our approach involves crafting bespoke solutions aligned with your goals, values, and market dynamics. From strategic alignment to ESG reporting, our tailored strategies elevate your brand and drive positive impact.

Integrity & Professionalism

Trust is fundamental to us. Upholding ethical standards, transparency, and honesty, we build lasting relationships with clients, partners, and stakeholders.

Cristina Casingena

founder & ceo

Cristina combines mastery in actuarial science with a passion for sustainability, bridging finance and socially responsible practices. With over 20 years of experience, her expertise in analysing intricate data and identifying trends informs strategic recommendations that optimise business outcomes. 

Cristina’s approach guides bespoke solutions aligned with clients’ values, driving tangible impact through innovative and socially conscious strategies.

Shannon Weber

founder and strategic director

As a seasoned business owner and strategist, with over 20 years of experience, Shannon offers a pragmatic approach to ESG and brand strategy. She has collaborated with some of the world’s leading brands and startups, from conception to launch and beyond, gaining a deep understanding of diverse industries. 

Shannon crafts compelling investor narratives, leveraging insights into market trends for long-term growth. Her true passion lies in building strong leaders who instill value and purpose, reshaping businesses through purpose-driven strategies for lasting value.

Elsabe Booyens

communication and reputation specialist

As CEO of Lehaeng Technology and Afrika Desk, Elsabe brings over 20 years of expertise in corporate communications and reputation management. Her strategic mindset and understanding of ESG principles drive bespoke solutions aligned with clients’ values. 

Elsabe’s entrepreneurial success in sustainability and business growth propels organizations towards purpose-driven excellence. Her visionary thinking helps navigate complexities of reputation management and communication in a socially conscious landscape.

Candice Blumenthal

culture design specialist

Candice is a seasoned design thinker, conscious leadership and culture coach, committed to helping purpose driven teams access their innate genius and realise their full creative potential. Having worked in creative and strategic businesses for over 20 years, Candice leverages tools from the designers’ toolkit to support today’s leaders aspiring to live, work and create from a place of alignment to a shared vision, common values and goals.

As the Founder of The Thinking Tree, Candice supports the evolution of corporate culture through organisational culture design and change that promotes whole-brain thinking, learning and flow.

Greg Norman

ux product designer

An award-winning UX product designer with 20+ years of experience, Greg focuses on human-centered, conversion-optimized products. His designs bridge user needs and business goals, resonating globally. 

Greg’s collaborations with industry leaders grant him a profound understanding of diverse markets. His commitment to meaningful digital experiences fuels Numinara’s innovation and lasting impact.

Malorie Galligan


Bringing over 13 years of global expertise in market research, communication and product development to the table, Malorie seamlessly integrates data-driven insights and compelling narratives with innovative problem-solving techniques. Having successfully worked with clients across 5 continents in diverse industries, she is passionate about crafting impactful solutions that drive sustainable impact and tangible results.

Passionate about conscious leadership and growth mindset, she is dedicated to building long-lasting synergies and cohesive evolution. Malorie has become a trusted guide for businesses looking to blend innovation, sustainability, and tangible results in today’s dynamic market landscape.

Elias Salem Cherif


With nearly a decade of commitment to finance, risk assessment, and compliance, Elias emerges as a seasoned entrepreneur with a versatile portfolio. His experience spans various sectors from fintech to aviation, providing him with a holistic view that goes beyond numbers and regulations.

In an ever-evolving market landscape, Elias stands out as a trusted partner, offering not only financial acumen but also a unique talent for connecting investors with meaningful projects. He ensures that investors find not only profitable opportunities, but ventures that align with their vision and objectives. With a strategic focus, he navigates complexities, making him a reliable advisor for businesses seeking tailored ESG solutions for growth and success.

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