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 Strategic Environmental Focus (Pty) Ltd 
Company: Strategic Environmental Focus (Pty) Ltd
Region: Africa
Region of Speciality: Africa
Strategic Environmental Focus (SEF) is one of Africa's largest multi-disciplinary consultancies, offering pro-active sustainable development solutions to private and public sector clients. SEF offers an integrated services approach in the management of natural, built and social environments.


Dr Ilse  Aucamp
Company: Equispectives
Region: Africa
Region of Speciality: Africa
Ilse Aucamp is a SIA practitioner based in Southern Africa. Her passion is working with grassroots communities and giving them a voice in development processes. She would like the profession to move beyond SIA towards social development.


Dr Neville Bews
Company: Dr Neville Bews & Associates
Region: Africa
Region of Speciality: Africa
Neville consults in the field of Social Impact Assessments and has worked on a number of large infrastructure projects. Amongst others these include the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link, the N2 Wild Coast Toll Highway, Eskom’s Nuclear 1 Power Plant; the Mokolo and Crocodile River (West) Water Augmentation Project and various mining projects. Neville also regularly lectures at both the Universities of Pretoria and Johannesburg and is a Senior Fellow in the Centre for Sociological Research, Department of Sociology, University of Johannesburg.


Dr Marco Brusati
Company: Università Cattaneo - LIUC
Region: Europe
Region of Speciality: South America,Europe,Africa,Asia
Dr. Marco Brusati, economist, is a research fellow focused on sustainable economy for local development. As research coordinator, he has been dealing with applied research projects through which he conducts socio-economic analysis of local communities and industries for sustainable planning. Dr. Brusati has acquired experience also in ethnographic research methods in different contexts in Italy as well abroad (Himalayas, Caucasus, Andes, Central Asia and Africa). Main skills: economic, social and environmental studies, ethnographic research; teaching/training materials development and delivery; scientific projects management.


Ms Liezl Coetzee
Company: Southern Hemisphere Consultants
Region: Africa
Region of Speciality: Africa
I have 10+ years experience in conducting social impact assessments and related social research (including resettlement planning, as well as monitoring & evaluation). This has mostly been in Africa, and more recently also Papua New Guinea. Work has spanned extractive, governmental, conservation, and social development agencies. I'm skilled at qualitative & quantitative data gathering, analysis, and report writing.


Dr Jeroen De Zeeuw
Company: Timu - Community Development Associates
Region: Africa
Region of Speciality: Africa,Asia
Jeroen is a social development specialist with more than 15 years experience in fragile and conflict-affected environments. Jeroen enjoys co-creating opportunities for constructive dialogue between local communities, governments and private sector companies, and 'getting things done' in challenging, often remote environments. He is a team-player and bridge-builder who likes leading or advising diverse, multi-disciplinary teams.


Dr Ana Maria Esteves
Company: Community Insights Pty Ltd
Region: Europe
Region of Speciality: South America,Europe,Africa,Oceania
Ana Maria is director of Community Insights Pty Ltd. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow with the Faculty of Economics and Commerce at the University of Melbourne and associate with the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining at the University of Queensland. Ana Maria is currently Section Chair of the Social Impact Assessment Section of the International Association of Impact Assessment.


Ms Yvette Evers
Company: Community Insights Group
Region: Europe
Region of Speciality: North America,Europe,Africa,Asia
Yvette Evers is Director of the consultancy firm Social Impact Associates, Web Coordinator for SIAHub, Associate with Community Insights Group, and Researcher at the Institute of Environmental Sciences (University of Geneva). Yvette specialises in the areas of community development and local economic development, participatory approaches, responsible tourism, sustainability auditing for hotels and cruise ships, and social impact assessment (SIA).


Ms Walquiria Felizardo
Company: Community Insights Group
Region: Europe
Region of Speciality: South America,Europe,Africa
Walquiria has a background in international development and project management. As an Associate at Community Insights Group, she developed training materials and taught a course on social investments, and provided research and data analysis services for social due diligence and local content projects. She has proven adaptability and creativity in multi-cultural environments and is a native Portuguese speaker, fluent in English and Spanish and speaks some French.


Dr Philippe Hanna
Company: Royal HaskoningDHV
Region: Europe
Region of Speciality: North America,South America,Europe,Africa,Asia
Social and environmental practitioner with over 12 years of experience amongst the energy sector, extractive industries, consultancy, NGOs and scientific research. Skilled in environmental licensing procedures, impact assessment; resettlement plans, stakeholder engagement, International Financial Institutions compliance due-diligence, IFC Performance Standards and GRI Indicators. Specialist in corporate social responsibility, human rights, risk management, grievance mechanisms and Indigenous peoples.


Mr Frank Reimann
Company: Community Insights Group
Region: Asia
Region of Speciality: Europe,Africa,Asia,Oceania


Ms Maura Talbot
Company: CES - Environmental and Social Advisory Services
Region: Africa
Region of Speciality: Africa
Currently principal socio-economic consultant with CES ( in South Africa. Degrees: MA (Human Geography), BA Hon (Human Geography, Economics). Expertise: EIAs, SIAs, Economic IA, SEA, baseline surveys, Stakeholder Engagement, Resettlement Action Plans, M&E, and Policy Research - industry certification, environmental, catchment management, rural land use, CBMRN, land reform.

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