Contact details

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


The vision of CapeNature is to conserve nature for a sustainable future. Its mission is to manage, conserve and promote our human, natural and heritage assets through best practice, access, benefit sharing and sustainable use. CapeNature is the public entity responsible for nature conservation in the Western Cape.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms Merle McOmbring-Hodges
Deputy Chairperson:
Dr Colin Johnson
Board Members:
Mr Mervyn Burton
Prof Denver Hendricks
Dr Bruce McKenzie
Adv Mandla Mdludlu
Mr Danie Nel
Prof Aubrey Redlinghuis
Mr Paul Slack
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 (Senior Manager: Communication Services)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditClean AuditQualified
Current Assets120 789105 71790 45273 501
Non-Current Assets119 064105 63490 70493 502
Total Assets239 852211 351181 157167 003
Current Liabilities36 41547 29554 77443 261
Non-Current Liabilities54 56760 18145 36850 639
Total Liabilities90 983107 476100 14293 901
Total Net Assets148 870103 87581 01573 102
Total Revenue329 424301 017290 026279 773
Revenue from Exchange Transactions40 54232 99630 46930 079
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions288 882268 021259 558249 694
Total Expenditure(284 005)(277 906)(278 268)(269 483)
Employee Related costs(172 902)(165 389)(152 993)(141 549)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year46 70323 57512 02210 180
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities51 57252 20630 45937 745
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(27 573)(26 768)(11 947)(23 337)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year111 08895 64577 22965 439
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure27-1 862406
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure-1166101
Posts Approved567581598572
Posts Filled514538548733
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