Contact details

Physical: PGWC Shared Services Centre, Cnr Bosduif & Volstruis Streets, Bridgetown, 7764
Postal: Private Bag X29, Gatesville, 7766
Tel: 021 483 0000


The mission of CapeNature is to establish biodiversity conservation as a foundation of a sustainable economy creating access, benefits and opportunities for all.

The Entity's strategic goals are: integrated biodiversity management; securing priority biodiversity and ecosystem services through integrated biodiversity planning and management, enabling appropriate climate change response; development of social capital; contributing to the reconstruction and development of social capital; growing the conservation economy; sustaining and growing the conservation economy; and ensuring an efficient and effective institution through cutting-edge leadership.

Office Bearers

Prof Gavin Maneveldt
Deputy Chairperson:
Mr Carl Lotter
Board Members:
Mr Mervyn Burton
Prof Denver Hendricks
Dr Colin Johnson
Dr Bruce McKenzie
Ms Merle McOmbring-Hodges
Adv Mandla Mdludlu
Mr Danie Nel
Prof Aubrey Redlinghuis
Mr Paul Slack
Prof Kamilla Swart
Dr Razeena Omar
Mr Mohamed Bhayat
Senior Management:
Mr Ernst Baard (Executive Director: Biodiversity Support)
Ms Gail Cleaver-Christie (Executive Director: Conservation Management)
Mr Sheraaz Ismail (Executive Director: Marketing and Ecotourism)
Ms Mahbobah Jacobs (Executive Director: Corporate Services)
Mr Melikhaya Pantsi (General Manager: People and Conservation)
Communications Officers:
Mrs Marietjie Engelbrecht (Communication Manager)
Mr Justin Lawrence (Public Relations Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditClean AuditQualified
Current Assetsn/a105 77690 45273 501
Non-Current Assetsn/a107 50090 70493 502
Total Assetsn/a213 276181 157167 003
Current Liabilitiesn/a46 62554 77443 261
Non-Current Liabilitiesn/a60 18145 36850 639
Total Liabilitiesn/a106 806100 14293 901
Total Net Assetsn/a106 47081 01573 102
Total Revenuen/a303 465290 026279 773
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/a35 97230 46930 079
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/a267 493259 558249 694
Total Expendituren/a(279 834)(278 268)(269 483)
Employee Related costsn/a(165 389)(152 993)(141 549)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Yearn/a24 09512 02210 180
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a51 82730 45937 745
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activitiesn/a(26 389)(11 947)(23 337)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Yearn/a95 64577 22965 439
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a-1 862406
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a1166101
Posts Approvedn/a581598572
Posts Filledn/a538548733
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