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Matt Ash – CEO

Matt is an energy and infrastructure projects lawyer. His main areas of activity are in renewable energy, oil and gas, unconventional gas, nuclear, biomass and baseload power. Matt’s key skills are in project structuring and development, construction and operations agreements, regulatory and environmental compliance, and risk management across all energy sectors. In addition, Matt has […]

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Ghalieb Galant

Ghalieb 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 […]

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Paul Hoffman

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 […]

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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 […]

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Guy Lloyd-Roberts

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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