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The Team

The organisation employs 30 shark spotters and 10 exclusion net crew, all of whom come from previously disadvantaged communities in our operating areas. Shark Spotters focuses on skills development to empower our employees and we provide extensive training for new and existing spotters. With a low staff turnover and high investment in the individual we aim to not only develop experienced and effective shark spotters, but also create ocean ambassadors, who can share their passion and knowledge with local and international visitors as well as their own communities.

YAASEEN ABRAHAMS
YAASEEN ABRAHAMS
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2017
NAVAN FELIX
NAVAN FELIX
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2018
CASEY BULL
CASEY BULL
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2018
LEE MENTOR
LEE MENTOR
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2017
WARREN VERWEY
WARREN VERWEY
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2018
ZAMA GXULUWA
ZAMA GXULUWA
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2016
LUNDI HOBOYI
LUNDI HOBOYI
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2018
LIHLE KALA
LIHLE KALA
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2016
TYRONE MULLER
TYRONE MULLER
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2018
SANDILE NDYALIVANE
SANDILE NDYALIVANE
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2017
SIYAPHINDA QAWESHE
SIYAPHINDA QAWESHE
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2017
SONWABO SIKHONDO
SONWABO SIKHONDO
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2017
NICOLE LOCKETT
NICOLE LOCKETT
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2016
MONWABISI SIKWEYIYA
MONWABISI SIKWEYIYA
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2004
VALENTINO SIMMERIE
VALENTINO SIMMERIE
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2008
MARWAAN ISAACS
MARWAAN ISAACS
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2014
LOCHAAN KOERIES
LOCHAAN KOERIES
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2014
SARAH WARIES
SARAH WARIES
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2012
DERICK BOK
DERICK BOK
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2015
SIYAMANGA MPOSI
SIYAMANGA MPOSI
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2015
CHESRAY WHEELER
CHESRAY WHEELER
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2014
ROZARIO LANDORE
ROZARIO LANDORE
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2014
NKOSINATHI MAKANDA
NKOSINATHI MAKANDA
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2013
DENNIS CHIKODZE
DENNIS CHIKODZE
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2012
BONGELANI SITHELA
BONGELANI SITHELA
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2013
ASHLEY SULLIVAN
ASHLEY SULLIVAN
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2009
ALEX MSITHWENI
ALEX MSITHWENI
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2008
THANDILE XHALABILE
THANDILE XHALABILE
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2009
NONCEDO KWEBANA
NONCEDO KWEBANA
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2009
NAVERON LESCH
NAVERON LESCH
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2012
LIESEL BENJAMIN
LIESEL BENJAMIN
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2006
GHALIEP MOHAMMED
GHALIEP MOHAMMED
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2006
SEFERINO GELDERBLOM
SEFERINO GELDERBLOM
CREW MEMBER SINCE 2009

THE STRUCTURE OF SHARK SPOTTERS


Shark Spotters is a non-profit and public benefit organisation comprised of members forming two important organisational committees.

The non-executive committee consists of members who represent communities, businesses, organisations and other interest group stakeholders from the areas in which the organisation operates. The non-executive committee provides an oversight and guidance role in the organisation, ensuring that the Organisation is meeting the objectives laid out in the constitution, as well as ensuring those objectives align with the needs of the communities in which the Organisation operates.

The executive committee are the office bearers of Shark Spotters, tasked with the management, growth and strategic development of the organisation. The executive committee works closely with representatives from the City of Cape Town’s Environmental Resource Management Department to ensure appropriate safety services are provided to the water user community of Cape Town, in line with the City’s strategic sustainable development plan.

Executive Committee


Sarah Waries
Alison Kock
Alan Wellburn

Non-Executive Committee


Greg Bertish – Founder / Chairman
Howard Gold
Clare Lindeque
Isaac February
Fiona Chudleigh
Darren Zimmerman
Ian Klopper
Roxy Davis

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