The

Advisory Board

The Food Lab’s Advisory Board represents the diversity of perspectives in the South African food system. This group of individuals offer their time to support and guide the Lab.

Prof. Scott Drimie

SAFL Director

Stellenbosch University & Independent Consultant
Mervyn Abrahams

Lead: Programmes and Innovation

Independent Consultant
Tatjana von Bormann

SAFL Chair

Independent consultant, formerly WWF South Africa
Kenneth Carden

SAFL Programme Manager

Independent Consultant
Nonhlanhla Joye

Founder

Umgibe Farming Organics and Training Institute
Mthetho Mkhungo

PGS Trainer and Independent Consultant

PGS-SA
Kevin O’Brien

Group Company Secretary

SPAR Group
Prof. Andries du Toit

Director

Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies
Prof. Ralph Hamann

ACDI Research Chair & GSB Research Director

University of Cape Town
Julia Harper

Food and Security Initiative Manager, Hope Project

University of Stellenbosch
Prof. Kennedy Dzama

Head of Department of Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agrisciences

University of Stellenbosch
Tozamile Lukhalo

Director

National Extension Reform
Juanita Pardesi

CEO

Seriti Institute

Support

Staff

 

The Faculty of AgriSciences at Stellenbosch University lends administrative and logistical support to SAFL to realise its activities.

Alumni

 

We are grateful to the following people who served on the Advisory Board in the past:

  • Milla McLachlan
  • Colleen Magner
  • Paula Nimpuno
  • Norah Mlondobozi
  • Sasha Stevenson
  • Dineo Ndlanzi
  • Lisa Ronquest