Litha is the Operations Officer and has a Masters Degree in Sustainable Development Planning and Management from Stellenbosch University.
June is the Spaces Manager for the building and facilities team. She obtained a BA degree and Higher Diploma in Education from the University of the Western Cape and been a firm member of the SI team since 2005.
Brad is the Financial Manager and has a degree in Accounting Science from UNISA and 20 years of post-articles commercial accounting experience. He was appointed Accounting Officer at the Sustainability Institute after completing his Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Development in 2014
Managing Director - SI Projects
Blake is the Programme Coodinator of SI Projects, and has worked with the Sustainability Institute since completing his Master's in Sustainable Development at Stellenbosch University in 2010.
Programme Coordinator - Early Learning
Naledi is the Programme Coordinator and principal of the Lynedoch Early Learning Centre.
Rosaline Van Niekerk
Ross is a registered Assessor and Facilitator in Lynedoch Early Learning. She holds a NQF level 4 and NQF level 5 Diploma in Early Childhood Development.
Jess is the Director and a board member of the SI. She is an extraordinary lecturer with the School of Public Leadership at the University of Stellenbosch, coordinating the Sustainable Enterprise module for the PGD and MPhil programmes.
Facilitator - Early Learning
Lisa is a Facilitator in Lynedoch Early Learning (3-6 years).
Facilitator and Gardener
Neil is the organic gardener and facilitator for the young farmers Agroecology Academy.
IT and Health and Safety Coordinator
Shaun is the IT Administrator, providing desktop and technical support. He holds a Diploma in A+ Computer Technician and N+ Computer networking from CTU training solution in Stellenbosch, and Operations Management Diploma from Correspondence Training Academy.
Academic Programme Administrator - Master's Programme
Beatrix has been the Administrator of the Master's Programme in Sustainable Development since end 2010.
Administrator - Master's Programme
Monique assists Beatrix Steenkamp with administration of the Master's Programme in Sustainable Development.
Kerneels is the driver at the Sustainability Institute.
Marriam Jacobs (Maya )
Maya keeps the SI looking spotless, which is no small feat considering the number of leaves that blow in through windows we love to keep open.
Mark is a Distinguished Professor and Programme Coordinator: Sustainable Development in the School of Public Leadership, University of Stellenbosch and Academic Director of the Sustainability Institute.
Stanley is responsible for maintenance of all the buildings.
Nathalie is Finance Administrator for The SI Innovations laboratory (SILL), SI Consulting, Learning for Sustainability (LFS) and the Youth Hub.
Rene is the Finance Coordinator, with 14 years working experience in the corporate office equipment environment and 7 years in the non-profit sector.
Vanessa von der Heyde
Changemaker Programme Coordinator
Vanessa von der Heyde did her MPhil through the SI in 2013 and was so inspired by this life-changing journey that she graduated with a burning desire to not only be a changemaker herself, but also enable others to be changemakers in working towards a more equitable, inclusive and resilient world.
Senior Maintenance Agent - iShack
Daniel coordinates the daily tasks of the Maintenance Agents in Enkanini, contracts new clients and works extensively with the Projects online and paper-based systems.
Thembela Promise Busakwe
Installer - iShack
Thembela is from Willowvale Eastern Cape and is a keen sportsman, playing soccer for Willowvale F.C. in the Kayamandi social league.
Ruenda is currently a guest lecturer and course coordinator: as a member of BiomimicrySA, Ruenda often shares the potential of nature-inspired innovation during Eco-design and Biodiversity modules.
Facilitator - Early Learning
Christelle Janse is a Facilitator in baby centre (0 - 3 years).
Operations Administrator - iShack
Warren is the Operations Administrator of the iShack Project, as well as a part time student in the Sustainability Institute's PGD in Sustainable Development.
Maintenance Agent - iShack
Tuliswa conducts preventative maintenance and responds to maintenance calls - involving anything from replacing a broken fuse to following technical troubleshooting protocols.