Neville Gabriel

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Chairperson

Neville was appointed by the Development Bank of South Africa and Globeleq. He has extensive years of experience in the field of social justice and public advocacy. As CEO of the Southern African Development Trust he led an independent southern African regional policy dialogue and grant-making agency that works to deepen and widen engagement between different sectors for better policies to overcome poverty. His unique set of proven skills combine strategic leadership with hands-on organisational management, effective networking, public representation to diverse audiences and the conceptual ability and analytical sense to practically apply his up-to-date knowledge of his field of work to create appropriate change in the contexts in which he works. He also has a diverse and extensive network of professional contacts and serves as a non-executive director of several international organisations. It is this experience that the Trust uses to its best advantage.