Neville Gabriel

Chairperson

Neville was appointed by the Development Bank of South Africa and Globeleq. He has many years of experience in social justice and public policy advocacy. At the Southern Africa Trust where he was the founding executive director, he led an independent southern African regional policy dialogue and grant-making agency that works to deepen and widen engagement between public policymakers and civil society groups for better policies to overcome poverty. He is currently the chief executive officer of the Other Foundation, a southern African regional human rights funding agency that advances freedom and equality for LGBTI people. He also serves as a non-executive director of several international organisations, including in the Open Society Foundations. His unique set of skills combine strategic leadership with hands-on organisational management, effective networking, and public representation to diverse audiences.