Lindiwe Ngcobo is an entrepreneur. She is a director of Izintombi Zodumo Properties which is leasing office space to government departments. She is also one of the directors of Bingelela Investment Consortium, which is part of the bigger consortium that won the 26% BEE stake at Richards Bay Minerals.
She was also member of Ilembe Consortium, that built the King Shaka International Airport. She has served on the board of Trade and Investment KwaZulu Natal, provincial government agency; and currently serving on the board of SAWEN (South African Women Entrepreneurs Network), an initiative of the Dept of Trade and Industry. She is a social scientist by profession having studied both in UKZN and UNIZULU.