The Board

Prof Marian Jacobs

Chairman

Prof Jacobs was Dean and Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health Faculty of Sciences at the University of Cape Town. She authored numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, as well as books, chapters, proceedings and technical reports in the fields of paediatrics, child health, child policy, public health and health systems and global health.

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Prof Marian Jacobs

Chairman

Dalmari Steward

Member

Dalmari has over 34 years of leadership experience in staff and volunteer management in the NGO/NPO sector. Her strengths are in administration, leadership development and Organizational Development. She has a passion for sharing her skills and knowledge on both a local and international scale. Her skills include governance at an executive level for national NPO’s as well as leading local NPO’s to become both financially.

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Dalmari Steward

Member

Fr Michael Lapsley

Member

Fr Michael Lapsley (SSM) is a South African Anglican priest and social justice activist who has worked in many countries in Africa and across the world. In 1998 he established the Institute for Healing of Memories (IHOM) in Cape Town. This organisation works with groups including those affected by political violence, those affected by and infected with HIV and AIDS, refugees, asylum seekers, prisoners and war veterans. Fr Lapsley is presently the Honorary Consul for New Zealand in Cape Town.

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Fr Michael Lapsley

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Roxy Marosa

Member

Roxy acquired marketing and sales skills over ten years of working in the retail, building and tourism sectors, during which she developed her passion for people development. Roxy is an inspirational international speaker, life coach, mentor and model who appears in a number of print and television commercials internationally. She is an entrepreneur who created and hosts The Roxy Marosa Show, focusing on transformation, and she has been operating as a multi-skilled and entrepreneurial freelancer since 2002. Her services and unique facilitation style are well received, and are enjoyed by facilitation style are well received, and are enjoyed by corporate, private and public enterprises both locally and internationally.

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Roxy Marosa

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Zaida Osman

Member

Zaida Osman has 22 years’ experience in finance and audit gained from private and public sectors.  She is a Managing Partner at NYZ Afripeak who specialise as Auditors, Accountants and Business Consultants.  Zaida is a qualified Chartered Accountant who is passionate about the development and regulations affecting NGOs within the country

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Zaida Osman

Member