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Board Members

The Nal’ibali Trust board members ensure that the work and goals of Nal’ibali are always in line with the long term vision to spark and sustain a culture of reading and storytelling in South Africa.

Board Members

Benjamin Trisk

Benjamin Trisk is the CEO of book retailer, Exclusive Books. He has over 40 years’ experience in financial markets across the academic, industrial and mining fields. Trisk earned a  ...

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Thabiso Madiba

Having articled at Ernst and Young’s (South Africa) audit division, Thabiso Madiba brings to the team a range of skills and audit experience. His qualifications include a BCom  ...

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Cathy Gush

Based in Grahamstown, Cathy Gush heads up a comprehensive literacy outreach programme, the Lebone Literacy Programme, which amongst other things includes Nal’bali Reading Clubs. Prior ...

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Vincent Mai

Born in the Eastern Cape, Vincent Mai is a businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of Cranemere, a holding company which is the parent of an operating group.  ...

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Nonikiwe Mashologu

Nonikiwe Mashologu is the Literacy Project Director at the Otto Foundation Trust; a small philanthropic foundation that seeks to support primary schools in becoming sites for quality  ...

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