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The Management Team  
 

 Dr Sarah Slabbert

Qualifications:
PhD University of the Witwatersrand

Expertise and experience:
Dr Slabbert has many years of experience as development consultant in both the private and the public sectors. She has also been an Honorary Research Associate of the University of the Witwatersrand. As an academic researcher she has published a book and numerous research articles since 1994. Subjects included plain language, transformation discourse, tsotsitaal, language and identity, reaching the critical mass, language and education, code switching, and the urban varieties of the African languages. She also regularly delivers papers at local and international conferences. 

 

Nadja de Loor

Qualifications:
BCom Communication Management (2013) University of Pretoria

BCom (Honours) Communication Management (2014) University of Pretoria

PGCE (Intermediate and Senior phase; 2016) Unisa

Currently busy with MPhil Communication Management

Expertise and experience:
Nadja has 3 years' experience in the communication and plain language field. In her honours study, Nadja investigated the relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership effectiveness in Clover’s middle management leaders. She is looking to gain even more experience within the development communication research field. Nadja is responsible for plain language writing, strategy development and research.

 

Rosemarie Bennett

Qualifications:
Business Administration and Accounting Diploma Harvard Business College

Diploma in Legal Processes and Procedures from Birnam Business College

Expertise and experience:
Mrs Bennett has 15 years' experience in administration of all aspects of a legal practice and 20 years experience  as an Administrator and Director of The English Language Teaching Information Centre  (ELTIC), an NGO in Johannesburg. Her functions included fundraising, editing of a journal for teachers and teaching materials and she was responsible for the financial affairs of the organisation. She also has experience as an English language editor. 

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