Fatima Hassan

Executive Director

A human rights lawyer and social justice activist, Fatima has spent her career defending the rights of marginalised groups in South Africa, especially people living with HIV and AIDS.

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Althea Adonis

Executive Assistant

Her 14 years’ prior experience in PA / Executive Assistant roles has given her both the work-related and, importantly, interpersonal skills to fulfil this multi-faceted role.

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Finance and Administration

Mohammed Saleem Mukuddem

Finance and Operations Director

Saleem is a qualified CA. He completed his articles in 1999 and has since gained extensive experience both locally and internationally.

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Govonne Moss

Finance Manager

Govonne completed her CA (SA) training at an accounting practice, after which she worked as an Assistant Accountant involved with drafting and monitoring programme budgets.

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Monica Zifo


Monica Zifo is the Bookkeeper providing support to the Finance team. She has had broad experience working with financial management systems.

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Jacquiline Wadi

Front Office Administrator

Jacquiline is responsible for the management of the front office and provides general administrative support.

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Human Resources

Abigail Louw

HR Manager

Before joining OSF-SA, Abigail worked in the marketing research and consulting space. Abigail has over nine years’ experience as a generalist in the HR field.

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Information, Expression and Accountability

Alan Wallis

Programme Manager

Alan is a human rights lawyer and has been involved, within a variety of contexts, in human rights litigation and advocacy in Southern Africa.

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Akiedah Mohamed

Senior Programme Officer

Akiedah is a filmmaker using the medium to explore issues of social justice and themes of freedom in human society.

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Seadimo Tlale

Programme Officer

Seadimo uses law and media to advocate for radical social transformation and advance her passion for youth, and Black women.

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Justice, Equality and Rights Programme

Milly Pekeur-Potgieter

Programme Manager

Milly’s experience ranges across different sectors, including government, the NGO sector, corporate as well as the philanthropic sector.

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Adam Andani

Senior Programme Officer

Adam is a social development professional by training and has extensive experience in the NGO sector.

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Khanyisile Ntsenge

Legal Empowerment Shared Framework Coordinator

Khanyisile completed her BA degree at the Wits where she majored in Anthropology, Organisational Psychology and General Psychology.

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Mkhululi Mazula

Senior Programme Officer

Mkhululi passion for societal change led him to work as a community campaigns officer for a number of years before moving on to work as a Programme Manager across SA.

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Research and Advocacy Unit

Nkateko Chauke

Research and Advocacy Coordinator

Nkateko is a human rights and social justice advocate and has been involved in social justice movements over the past 5 years advocating for the progressive realisation of human rights.

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Grant Support Unit

Charlene Nel

Grants Support Manager

Charlene enjoys developing and maintaining relationships that help people realise their full potential, propelling them towards achieving their goals with integrity and a sense of purpose.

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Margo Newman

Senior Grant Administrator

Margo has over 13 years of experience working within the NGO sector in various capacities. Margo has always been passionate about women’s issues and has been a volunteer counselor for over 10 years.

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Kaylene Jordaan

Junior Grant Administrator

Kaylene has worked in various organisations, where she has developed the administrative skills she utilises at OSF-SA.

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