The Team

Tony Ribbink - CEO

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Dr A J Ribbink is an internationally recognised scientist who applies his expertise in the service of the people of South Africa and Africa as a whole. He bridges the gap between science and community by placing science and technology in the appropriate socio-economic context with the specific aim of improving the quality of life of many rural communities. READ MORE

Heather Cooke - Executive Producer SST Films

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Heather Cooke, has worked in television and film making for over 20 years as a director, writer and producer. Having grown up on the KZN South Coast, her passion for the ocean and its coastlines has been fulfilled through a long-standing association with SST that began in the late 1990s.  READ MORE 

Ncumisa Mzaza - Education

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Driven by her love and respect the environment, SST's Education Officer, Ncumisa Mzaza, is able to relate and teach information to primary, high school pupils and adults alike. READ MORE

Jessica Vyvyan-Robinson - Writer

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Jessica Vyvyan-Robinson is a freelance writer who writes informative articles for SST's Clean Seas and other website pages. READ MORE


Communications Coordinator

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Justine Kavanagh

Marine Research Coordinator


Karina Dracott

Film Team Lead


Chris Bussey

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