The Aquarium Foundation

 

 

Team

The Foundation’s mission is realised by an incredibly committed, dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced team of educators, scientists, conservationists and environmental champions.

 

Maryke Musson

Maryke Musson

Marine scientist, ocean enthusiast and Sea-E-Oh of the Foundation

Russel Stevens

Russel Stevens

Environmental educator, networker of note and Head of Education

Nathalie Viljoen

Nathalie Viljoen

Scientist, educator and Head of Research

Marguerite Venter

Marguerite Venter

Writer, illustrator and the Head of Early Childhood Development programme

Bianca Engel

Bianca Engel

Environmental educator, sustainable seafood specialist and Deputy Head of Education

Xavier Zylstra

Xavier Zylstra

Science and biology legend, biomimicry expert and Deputy Head of Education

Katja Laingui

Katja Laingui

Organiser, planner and holding it all together as Operations Manager

Carrin Viret

Carrin Viret

The underwater pied piper as School Group Bookings Coordinator

Robyn Erasmus

Robyn Erasmus

Sales Executive and school liaison

Kaamilah Damons

Kaamilah Damons

Sales Executive and school liaison

Chanelle Naidoo

Chanelle Naidoo

Teacher and marine ecology enthusiast

Kirshia Govender-Koumbatis

Kirshia Govender-Koumbatis

Teacher and shark enthusiast

Thabo Sabeko

Thabo Sabeko

Outreach teacher and star of the sea enthusiast

Anzio Abels

Anzio Abels

Outreach teacher, technical wizard and online content coordinator

Wandiswa Jonga

Wandiswa Jonga

School group coordinator and wetlands enthusiast

Wafiqah Daniels

Wafiqah Daniels

Early Childhood Development coordinator and creative

Jerome Stationway

Jerome Stationway

Early Childhood Development supervisor and the voice

Aisha Martin

Aisha Martin

Early Childhood Development teacher and creative

Rafee'ah Ismail

Rafee'ah Ismail

Early Childhood Development assistant and creative

Liziwe Mbana

Liziwe Mbana

Children’s play centre assistant

Siphokazi Matolengwe

Siphokazi Matolengwe

Drama assistant

Talitha Noble

Talitha Noble

Marine Biologist, turtle hero and Conservation Coordinator

Inge Adams

Inge Adams

Marine Scientist, turtle hero and Research Coordinator

Brett Glasby

Brett Glasby

Animal welfare specialist and Marine Wildlife Management Program Coordinator

Hayley McLellan

Hayley McLellan

Environmental Change Agent and eco-infuencer

Jacinta Subjee

Jacinta Subjee

Executive Foundation Administrator, multitasker and solution finder

Tracy Whitehead

Tracy Whitehead

Head Volunteer and Turtle Network Coordinator (Tracy is a superhero as she works without pay)