Val Green

Valerie is currently the National Coordinator for South Africa in a global programme called the Economic Empowerment of Women in Green Industry implemented by UNIDO in partnership with UN Women.The purpose of this programme is to advise policy makers and practitioners on Read More

Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond specialises in political economy, geopolitics, political ecology (resource extraction, energy, water and climate change), social mobilisation, state-society relations and public policy. From 2015-2019 Patrick was Distinguished Professor of Political Economy at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Governance (WSG), where he also worked from Read More

Kobie Brand

Regional Director: ICLEI Africa Kobie has more than 25 years of practical and managerial experience in Environmental Management and Urban Development. Her expertise range from biodiversity, climate change, coastal management to urban sustainability and planning. She is responsible for the strategic direction, Read More

Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa

Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa is the Chief Executive Officer at the Tourism Business Council of South Africa with 20 years’ experience in International Marketing, Business Development, International Trade Relations, and Leadership among others in tourism. Tshifhiwa has worked for various companies in tourism value Read More

Mandla Nkomo

REGIONAL MANAGING DIRECTOR Mandla Nkomo joined Solidaridad in 2017as the Regional Managing Director for Southern Africa. In his current role, Mandla takes care of country operations in South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Running programmes within horticulture, livestock production, soy andsugarcane out-grower Read More