Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees provides oversight and advice in accordance with the Natural Justice Constitution. Their contributions to organizational governance are greatly appreciated.

Current Trustees

Hennie van Vuuren

Julian Sturgeon has over 25 years of experience in project management and rural development. His primary areas of expertise lie in community-based natural resource management and rural development. He also has wide experience in the public and private sectors, having worked with a diverse set of clients. His high energy and robust understanding of business principles make him an effective leader and a good team player. He is the Vice-Chairman of Resource Africa, an NGO specializing in regional CBNRM programs and projects, and he is a consultant in both organizational learning and climate change.
 

Hennie van Vuuren

Hennie van Vuuren is a Fellow at the Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa. He previously worked as the Director of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) Cape Town office and was a Senior Researcher and head of the ISS Corruption and Governance Programme prior to that. He has also worked at the Transparency International Secretariat in Berlin and holds a post-graduate degree in Political Studies from the Free University (Berlin) and a BA Honours degree in African Political Studies from Wits University. His research interests are the intersection of access to information, corruption, and social justice.

 

Loretta Feris

Loretta Feris is a professor of law in the Institute of Marine and Environmental Law and teaches natural resources law, pollution law and international environmental law. She joined the department of public law in July 2009. Loretta is an NRF rated researcher and her research interest includes environmental rights and trade and environment. She served on a UNEP experts group that has drafted a model law on liability for environmental damage. Loretta serves on the boards of the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and Biowatch. She is a Law Commissioner of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and a member of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law where she served on the teaching and capacity building committee for three years.

 
 
 

Past Trustees

Adele Wildschut

Adele Wildschut Adele Wildschut contributed her significant expertise and advice as a Trustee from 2008 to early 2013. We extend our heartfelt appreciation for her dedication and wish her all the best with her new position as Regional Director of Southern Africa with the Collective Leadership Institute.

 

 

Publications

Natural Justice Constitution
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2011-2012 Annual Report
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2010-2011 Annual Report
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2009 Annual Report
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2008 – 2009 Annual Report
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