Saul Roux

Legal Campaigner

Saul completed his LLB degree (Stellenbosch University) in 2008 and attended the School for Legal Practice (Practical Legal Training) in 2009. In 2010 he travelled to Australia to complete a Master of Environment (Biodiversity and Conservation) from the University of Melbourne. On his return to Cape Town he worked for a year (2011) at the City of Cape Town as part of the Environmental Internship Programme. In 2012 he joined the Mistra Urban Futures Programme; a three year research partnership between the City of Cape Town and the African Centre for Cities. His focus area in the programme was Energy and Climate Change. Saul is in the process of completing a Ph.D. on Urban Sustainable Transitions (University of Cape Town). He joined the Centre for Environmental Rights as a Legal Campaigner in the Mining Programme in February 2015. In this role he will be working on Safeguarding Seabeds – a project aimed at protecting offshore marine environments from mining threats and promoting effective marine spatial planning. Saul feels privileged to be involved in work aimed at protecting biodiversity and is thrilled to be part of the Centre for Environmental Rights.