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  • Wilfred Thring

    Trustee

    Wilfred Thring is a retired judge of the High Court of South Africa (Western Cape division).

  • Sarah Helen Christie

    Trustee

    Sarah is a senior commissioner of the CCMA and a member of several dispute resolution panels in the private and public sector. She is a Judge on the Administrative Tribunal of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Appeals Board of the European Space Agency and a former judge on the World […]

  • Ghalib Galant

    Trustee

    Ghalib Galant, the Chief Catalyst and founder member of SynergyWORKS, holds BA and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town. His work at the intersection of human rights and conflict transformation has seen him intervene at both grassroots and institutional levels in a wide range of contexts from Masiphumelele in the Western Cape to […]

  • Paul Hoffman, SC

    Director & Head of Projects

    Advocate Paul Hoffman was born in Johannesburg and completed his secondary education at nearby St. Martins School, in 1967. He completed his BA. LL.B at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1974. In 1975 he was admitted as an attorney practising in Johannesburg. He practised as a litigation attorney between 1975 and 1980. He was […]

  • Christopher David Shone

    Director

    Chris holds the degrees B Com, B Proc, LLB, LLM, MBA as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Taxation, an honours degree. He also holds a number of other qualifications. He has also studied various aspects of intellectual property law. He was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa […]

  • Guy Lloyd-Roberts

    Director

    Guy holds the degrees B.A, LL.B. from the University of Cape Town and LL.M. from the London School of Economics. He is admitted to practise as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa and is likewise admitted to practise as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Western Australia and the […]

  • Braam Malherbe

    Director

    Braam is the Director for Accountability Now, focusing on issues of sustainability of South Africa’s biodiversity. Besides being an ardent conservationist, Braam is an extreme adventurer, youth developer, motivational speaker, TV Presenter and author of the best seller “The Great Run”. He has an infectious energy, fed by his life-long passion to protect the environment and has […]

  • Charles Moore

    Director

      Charles has been specialising in environmental filmmaking since 1984 and has produced over 300 television inserts for the SABC and M.Net as well as eight full-length documentaries for the local and international film market including the Discovery Channel. During the build-up to Democracy in SA in the 90’s he produced news inserts for various international networks. […]

  • Ashleigh Hamilton-Moore

    Director

    Ashleigh is a broadcast journalist and media consultant. She currently occupies freelance senior producing/directing roles with several local and international television networks (CBS News, NBC, EBU and ITN/Channel 4), covering news stories and features. As an independent filmmaker she collaborates with her partner Charles Moore on documentary film work, specifically addressing issues relating to the impact of […]

  • Gail Washkansky

    Operations Officer

    Gail began her career as a Counselling Psychologist working with Teenagers. In 2004 she moved to London where she pursued her work with adolescents promoting Sexual Health and preventing Teenage Pregnancy. Following an inspirational and life changing trip to India several years ago, Gail decided that she wanted to work with impoverished communities. She undertook […]