Board Members


  • Connector.

    Mr Nicolaas Waldeck (Co-founder)

    Community Engagement Director: ABALOBI || Community worker and former fisher: Lambertsbaai

  • Connector.

    Mr Abongile Ngqongwa (Co-founder)

    Fisheries Manager: Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries

  • Connector.

    Dr Serge Raemaekers (Co-founder)

    Managing Director: ABALOBI || Fisheries researcher: University of Cape Town

  • Connector.

    Dr Jackie Sunde

    Human rights and research: University of Cape Town

  • Connector.

    Mr Johan Bosini

    Sustainability & entrepreneurial development: Private

  • Connector.

    Mr Andrew Cawood

    Technical lead: ABALOBI


Advisory Committee


  • Connector.

    Mr David Shoshola

    Fisher entrepreneur: Lambertsbaai

  • Connector.

    Mr Marthinus Newman

    Fisher entrepreneur: Struisbaai

  • Connector.

    Mr Chris Kastern

    Seafood market expert: WWF-South Africa

  • Connector.

    Mr Gabriel Roux

    Financial services: Stratech (Private fintech company)

  • Connector.

    Mr Stuart du Plessis

    Fisher & community worker: Struisbaai

  • Connector.

    Dr Philile Mbatha

    Governance research: University of Cape Town

  • Connector.

    Dr Brian DeRenzi

    ICT4D: University of Cape Town || Founder: CommCare (community health ICT)