Annah Moyo-Kupeta is the Executive Director at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). Ms. Moyo-Kupeta is a human rights lawyer with extensive experience working in the legal, transitional justice, human rights, peace and security, gender, and violence prevention fields. She has developed a number of soft law instruments for various target audiences from policymakers, peer CSO groups, and victim groups. Her expertise in peace and security, transitional justice, and post-conflict transformation has found expression through her presentations and briefings on high-level platforms involving governments, embassies, academia, policymakers, and CSOs at national, regional, continental, and global levels.
Gugu Shabalala is the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Manager at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. She is a trained social worker and mental health and psychosocial professional with 15 years' experience working in the mental health sector. She has a particular focus on rehabilitation and redress for those affected by human rights violations through war, conflict and torture and their impact on the overall mental well-being of individuals, families, groups and communities.
Nomancotsho Pakade is a researcher published in theoretical and experimental work on gender, sexuality, education and governance. She has extensive work experience in community mobilisation and advocacy with local and regional NGOs. Nomancotsho holds an MA in Research Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Gerard Adema is the Operations Manager at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. He has extensive work experience in the international aid sector, public finance in the UK, and commercial financial management in Europe. Gerard holds an MSc in Development Management from the Open University in England, along with being a Certified Management Accountant.
Hazel Tau is the Finance Manager at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.