Xolisa Ngwadla

Experienced in rural development, economics and agricultural research whilst working in an academic research institution. Project management and consulting in agriculture, water conservation and demand management, including environmental impact assessment, and environmental risk management whilst working in a medium sized consulting firm Read More

Sanjeev Rugubir

Sanjeev Rugubir job is to establish a sustainability strategy and implementation plan for the biggest retailer in Africa, the Shoprite Group, to minimise its environmental footprint across the entire value chain. Sanjeev Raghubir -Sanjeev Raghubir started at the CSIR where he worked Read More

Roan Snyman

Roan Snyman has been working as a Sustainability Manager at Pick n Pay for the past 6 years. His primary responsibilities are centered on environmental management and reporting in addition to the implementation of sustainability projects and CSI initiatives. Roans’ main focus Read More

Prof Linda Godfrey

Prof Linda Godfrey is a Principal Scientist at the CSIR and Extraordinary Professor at Northwest University, South Africa, and holds a Ph.D. in Engineering. With over 20-years of sector experience, she manages the Waste Research Development and Innovation Roadmap Implementation Unit on Read More

Joanne Yawitch

Joanne Yawitch has been the Chief Executive Officer of theNational Business Initiative ( since March 2011 having previously been Deputy Director-General for Climate Change in the Department of Environmental Affairs with responsibility forEnvironmental Quality and Protection, as well as for the Department’s Read More

Chantal van der Watt

Chantal van der Watt is a Director in PwC’s Sustainability and Climate Change team.  Chantal holds a Master of Science degree specialising in environmental science and has over 16 years of experience working with the public and private sectors. Chantal has focused Read More

Shamini Harrington

Experienced Sustainability and Climate Change Advisor with a demonstrated history of working in the chemicals and liquid fuels industry. Skilled in Climate Change management, United Nations negotiations, policy development, Sustainable Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Impact Assessment, and Mining. Strong leader in Read More

Christopher Kost

Africa Program Director Chris has worked at the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) since 2008. Chris previously served in ITDP’s India office, working on projects in areas such as public transport, complete streets, and transit-oriented development. In 2015, Chris took Read More