Sharin Govender

Projects Manager: Environmental Planning, City of uMhlathuze

Sharin Govender is an Environmental Science post graduate from Rhodes University and is currently pursuing an MSc Sustainable Development with the University of Sussex. Her work experience spans 16 years, most of which has been in public service.

She is currently employed by the City of uMhlathuze and is responsible for environmental planning and co-ordinating climate action. Ms Govender has a formidable Environmental management background at both policy level and in practice.

Her instrumental role in institutionalising Climate Change in uMhlathuze has led to her championing a broader cause of localising the Sustainable Development Goals. She imbues a deep passion for nature conservation that finds expression in community and volunteer roles.