Passionate about people and development, Marcha Neethling holds a Masters Degree in HIV/AIDS Management and has more than ten years experience working for South African and international NGOs in the development sector in Africa. Since joining Praekelt Foundation in 2008 Neethling has been responsible for implementing multi-national campaigns in partnerships with NGOs and governments. A relative newcomer to the world of mobile technology, she has quickly become an enthusiastic advocate for its potential to produce real change in Africa.
Martin is a Chartered Engineer graduating with an honours degree in engineering from the University of Leeds in the UK in 1994 after which he worked on projects in the UK, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Australia and Ireland. In 2004, Martin relocated to South Africa to Eurocape Holdings (Pty) which grew to become a major player in the South African property market. In 2011, Martin departed Eurocape to pursue a number of business interests and established Indicium Consultancy Services (ICS). Two years later Martin took up a full-time position with Victoria & Alfred Waterfront as Development Executive.