Management & Governance

Board of Directors

Fundisile Mketeni

Chairperson: Chief Executive Officer of South African National Parks

Stephen Abrahams

WWF - South Africa

Glenda Raven, Dr

WWF - South Africa

Christo Fabricius, Dr

WWF - International

Werner Myburgh

Peace Parks Foundation

Brad Poole

Peace Parks Foundation

Lize-Mari Lynch

Peace Parks Foundation

Andrew Parker

ConServe Global

Brian Kevin Reilly, Prof

Tshwane University of Technology

Shonisani Munzhedzi

Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries

Theresa Sowry

Southern African Wildlife College

Christoph Weber

Cantonal Bank Zurich
Executive Management Committee

Theresa Sowry

Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chancellor

Sharmain Hanekom

Executive Manager: Finance and Human Resources

Jeanne Poultney

Executive Manager: Marketing, Fundraising and Media Relations
Management Committee

Lesley Greyling

Manager: Human Resources

Alan Gardiner, Prof

Head: Research and Development Department

Cleo Graf, Dr

Manager: Innovation Hub

Yolanda Pretorius, Dr

Manager: Academic Content Development

Ashwell Glasson

Head: Academic Policy and Sector Advancement

Anelle Rautenbach

Head: Academic Support and Quality Assurance

Elna de Beer

Technical Associate

Marilize van der Walt

Head: Natural Resource Management/University Groups

Altin Gysman

Head: Protected Area Integrity Unit

Richard Fergusson, Dr

Head: Responsible Resource Use

Christopher Kafoteka

Head: Community Development and Youth Access Department

Sboniso Phakathi

Programme Manager: Rural Initiatives for a Sustainable Environment (RISE)

Michael Gardiner

Manager: Operations

Hazel Timm

Manager: Hospitality Services
Academic Staff

Alan Gardiner, Prof

Head: Research and Development Department

Cleo Graf, Dr

Manager: Innovation Hub

Yolanda Pretorius, Dr

Manager: Academic Content Development

Ashwell Glasson

Head: Academic Policy and Sector Advancement

Anelle Rautenbach

Head: Academic Support and Quality Assurance

Marilize van der Walt

Head: Natural Resource Management/University Groups

Altin Gysman

Head: Protected Area Integrity Unit

Richard Fergusson, Dr

Head: Responsible Resource Use

Christopher Kafoteka

Head: Community Development and Youth Access Department