The organisation is governed by a Charitable Trust Deed registered by the Master of the High Court in Grahamstown, South Africa. The organisation is registered with the South African Government Department of Social Development as a Not-For-Profit organisation (NPO 039416), and with the South African Revenue Services.

The organisation is audited annually and is governed by Trustees according to the highest corporate governance standards. Dr Bool Smuts is the Director of the Landmark Foundation. Ms Jeannine McManus is the Research and Fieldwork Manager of the Leopard and Predator Project. Mr Johan van Schalkwyk is the Financial Manager and the Educational Coordinator is Ms Kate Muller. Several volunteers are involved and project based staff are employed when required. All other services and service providers are appointed on a project-by-project basis.

The organisation’s governance is executed by its board of trustees who are:

  • Rian du Toit (Attorney) – Chairman & Trustee
  • Dr Bool Smuts (Environmentalist, Entrepreneur and Doctor) – Director & Trustee
  • Ed Gutsche (Businessman) – Trustee
  • Johan van Sckalkwyk (Financial Advisor) – Trustee
  • Mark Marais -Trustee