MEET THE TEAM

BOARD

Alan Browde

ALAN BROWDE

CEO

Alan Browde (CEO and founder SA Harvest) grew up in Johannesburg.  He started his work life on a kibbutz in Israel and returned to South Africa to begin his career at Stellenbosch Farmers Wineries. After joining the Grey Advertising Group as managing director of Grey Action, (the marketing services provider to the group’s clients) he went on to start his own marketing services company which he ran for 25 years before launching SA Harvest. Alan and Ronni Kahn (OzHarvest Founder) grew up as neighbours in Johannesburg and have remained life-long friends.

Ronni Kahn

Ronni kahn

FOUNDER OZHARVEST

Ronni Kahn (CEO & Founder OzHarvest) has built OzHarvest into one of the leading food rescue operations in the world. She has become a household name in Australia and in the 14 years of operation has overseen the delivery of 110 million meals. She was responsible for having the laws around food rescue amended in Australia to encompass the Good Samaritan Law. She is the recipient of the Order of Australia, the highest award for a citizen of that country.

Gidon Novick

Gidon Novick

CHAIRMAN

Gidon Novick (Chairman of SA Harvest)  founded South Africa’s first low cost airline, kulula.com, and more recently a niche hotel brand, Home* Suite Hotels. He was previously CEO of Vitality, the world’s largest wellness program. When he turned 50, his objective was to spend 50% of his time on building a scalable and sustainable non-profit organisation in SA. He provided the seed capital for SA Harvest and is intimately involved in the formulation of the organisation’s strategy.

Miles Khubeka

MILES KUBHEKA

BOARD MEMBER

Miles Kubheka is a visionary, leader, public speaker and trailblazer for purely traditional South African food. Miles, a successful gastronomist is the founder, owner, and believer behind the renowned Vuyo’s brand. Armed with his passion for changing the South African food landscape, he has opened restaurants, food carts and trucks.  Miles fervently believes that every South African should have access to good, healthy, nutritious food and his mission is to make it happen.

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0zzy Nel - Operations

Ozzy Nel

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Manu Wegmershaus

Ali Conn

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Manu Wegmershaus

Manu Wegmershaus

SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY

Charlene Meltz

Charlene meltz

INVESTOR RELATIONS

Sara Reynolds

Saina Shelton

HEAD OF MARKETING

Vanessa Naude

MARKETING

Sara Reynolds

MARGOLITE WILLIAMS

PARTNERSHIPS & PLANNING

Shelly Abbey

SHELLY ABBEY

ADMIN

Justin Gordon

JULIA ROBINSON

FINANCE

Bryan Graham

Bryan Graham

UK DONATIONS

CAPE TOWN

Lane Ridgway

LANE RIDGWAY

OPERATIONS

Dodo Manisi

Allan Gwamure

WAREHOUSE

Dodo Manisi

Clever Kadungure

LOGISTICS

Dodo Manisi

DODO MANISI

LOGISTICS

JOHANNESBURG

Victor Mpofu

VICTOR MPOFU

OPERATIONS

Sara Reynolds

Moses Mkhize

LOGISTICS

Lane Ridgway

Celani Nyathi

LOGISTICS

Gift Ngubeni

LOGISTICS

Dodo Manisi

Joward Waruma

WAREHOUSE

Sara Reynolds

LESLIE MTHETHWA

WAREHOUSE

Lane Ridgway

WITNESS MILO

WAREHOUSE

DURBAN

Lindsay Hopkins

LINDSAY HOPKINS

HEAD OF DURBAN OPERATIONS

Sara Reynolds

MARIAN GEDDES

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Nqobani Nkomo

NQOBANI NKOMO

LOGISTICS

Ben Molefe

BEN MOLEFE

LOGISTICS

Andisiwe Barnabas

ANDISIWE BARNABAS

OPERATIONS

Vuyiswa Cele

VUYISWA CELE

OPERATIONS