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Advisory Boards

The Advisory Board meets annually in March to discuss matters pertaining to the Institute. The Members of the Board are the following:

Mr Mark Anderson (BirdLife South Africa)
Dr Graham Avery (WESSA)
Prof. Susan Bourne (Acting Dean of Science, UCT) - Chair
Mr Mike Buckham (co-opted)
Mr Dean Ferreira (co-opted)
Mr Vernon Head (co-opted)
A/Prof. Muthama Muasya (Head, Biological Sciences, UCT)
Mr Clyde Niven (FitzPatrick Memorial Trust)
Mrs Marina Niven (FitzPatrick Memorial Trust)
Mr Rory Niven (FitzPatrick Memorial Trust)
Prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng (DVC Research, UCT)
Prof. Peter Ryan (Director, PFIAO)
Mr Francois van der Merwe (co-opted)
 

Centre of Excellence at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute

The CoE Steering Committee meets in March and November each year. The March meeting is largely to approve the CoE Annual Report and Audit Report for the previous year, while the November meeting is largely for approval of the CoE Business Plan and Budget for the following year. The members of the Board are the following:

Prof. Michael Cherry (Botany & Zoology, University of Stellenbosch)
Prof. John Donaldson (Director: Kirstenbosch Research Centre, SANBI)
Prof. Susan Bourne (Acting Dean of Science, UCT)
Dr Thandi Mgwebi (Executive Director: Research Chairs & Centres of Excellence, NRF)
A/Prof. Muthama Muasya (Head, Biological Sciences, UCT)
Prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng (DVC Research, UCT) - Chair
Prof. Peter Ryan (Director, PFIAO)
Dr Marilet Sinaert (Director, Research Office, UCT)
Dr Hanneline Smit-Robinson (BirdLife South Africa)