Bool Smuts practices as a sustainable development expert, with environmental management, socio-economic development and environmental auditing and risk management expertise. He has special interests in renewable energies, protected areas development and management, tourism, species conservation, resource utilisation, and related conservation economy development.
He focuses on the initiation of large projects and developing innovative models to expand, consolidate, commercialise and manage conservation areas and initiatives, and related socio-economic development.
She is an art teacher and professional photographer as well as an inspiration to all.
Since joining the project she has been doing research into leopard ecology & their population density with a particular focus on establishing landscape connectivity in the Eastern and Western Cape. During her time on the project she has proudly assisted in converting over 170 000 ha of privately owned land with participating farmers into biodiversity friendly corridors.
Jeannine is underway with a PhD under the auspices of WITS University. She completed a MSc at Rhodes University, South Africa with distinction in 2009.
She is a founding member and co-director theMaclear Animal Centre (MAC) – a Non-Profit animal welfare organisation. Helen has wide ranging interests including the Earth Sciences Geography,Conservation (Biodiversity, Protected Areas, Cultural Heritage, Wilderness), Environmental Management and Education, Community Development, Ecotourism, History and Archaeology.