A teacher by profession (University of the Witwatersrand), plus Montessori qualifications. Activist career began in the 1970s when living in California. Worked with the Environmental Protection Agency. Back home, 15 years as Procurement Manager for Africa’s largest hotel chain. Trained by US Vice President Al Gore as a Climate Reality Leader. Studied under the UN Eco-Labelling Project, the National Cleaner Production Programme, Green Building Council’s Interior Design, Green Leaf Carbon Auditors. Conscious Procurement and Circularity Guide. Global speaker, consults, trains, builds furnished “green” exhibition homes and hotels. 20 awards. Network of 24,000. Owns two online directories.