SEED has a highly skilled and committed Board of Trustees to ensure that there is good governance, quality and accountability in the services that are provided.

SEED Trustees


David Newby

David Newby works as an organizational development consultant to clients in the social sector around the world. His clients include some of the biggest NGOs in the world. Read more…


Prof. Arnold Smit

Being one of SEED’s founding trustees, Arnold is also the Head of Social Impact and associate professor of Business in Society at the Stellenbosch University Business School. Read more…


Lesedi Makhurane

Lesedi who has been a SEED Trustee since 2009 is a scientist-practitioner with vast experience in learning, leadership development, complex transformation and enterprise development. Read more…


Dr. Allistair Witten

Dr Allistair Witten was the founding director of the Centre for the Community School, which is located in the Education Faculty of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. Read more…


Mike Kane

Mike is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a B.Comm from the University of Cape Town. Mike is a founding partner of FVC Endurance Fund, an offshore hedge fund.

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