Meet an inspired team

A passionate, driven and tight-knit group of talented people supporting the benefits of a blue economy in Africa.

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Mrs Janine Osborne

Chief Executive Officer
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Dr Stacey Webb

Head of Marine and Coastal Impact Programmes
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Dr Danica Marlin

Head of Research, Development and Monitoring
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Mrs Amarein Fourie

Research Officer
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Mrs Tayla Gifford

Research Officer
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Mr Andreas de Beer

Network Administrator
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Ms Tara Scheckle

Research Officer

Ms Tara Scheckle

Tara has a BSc and BSc Hons from Nelson Mandela University. She is very interested in the topics centred around sustainability and the measures which we, as individuals and a society, can implement to minimize our negative impact on the environment around us. Tara is very enthusiastic about working at Sustainable Seas Trust as their combination of research and education has the potential to enact substantial, sustainable change.

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Mrs Shirley Gwashu

Office Cleaner

Mrs Shirley Gwashu

Shirley was born and raised in Gqeberha and she started working in her early twenties. She is a dedicated and hardworking office assistant who believes in a healthy and clean environment for optimal productivity. She joined SST at the beginning of 2019 and has been a very important member of the team since then. Shirley is an advocate for SST’s work of achieving Zero Waste to the Seas of Africa, and she encourages people in her community to partake in community clean-ups to help keep their environment safe and clean from plastic pollution, which may pose a threat to their health, especially to the young ones.

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Mrs Phindile Mabuza

Receptionist and Administrator

Mrs Phindile Mabuza

Phindile is born and bred in the City of Gold. She is a skilled and competent administrative assistant, executive assistant, receptionist, and secretary with more than 15 years of experience working within various sectors. She is a very determined and goal-driven individual. Phindi’s belief in the professional world is that hard work and consistent perseverance open doors to all sorts of opportunities. Phindi is analytical and gives attention to detail in all the work she does. She is a team player and believes that the best results can be achieved when the team works together.

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