GENUS is led by a number of dedicated board members and key individuals committed to achieving our vision, goals and mission.
Professor Jennifer Botha
As the Director of GENUS, Jennifer continues to develope and implement strategic plans support palaeoscience research, nurture the next generation of palaeoscientists and make palaeoscience accessible to a wider community.
Tandi is responsible for managing our organization's finances, ensuring smooth financial operations. Additionally, she is dedicated to science engagement, connecting our grantees and partners with the broader public.
Mariette is a science nerd with PhD in Zoology, and a passion for cave-dwelling bats. As a National Geographic – NEWF Africa Refocused fellow and published scientist, she has transitioned from academic research to science storytelling. As the Sci Comm Officer for GENUS, she enjoys combining her scientific curiosity with her creativity to bridge the gap between science and society.