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Daiyaan Halim

Daiyaan Halim

Legal Researcher: Corporate Accountability and Transparency

Daiyaan joined CER as a researcher in the Corporate Accountability and Transparency programme in August 2019. He holds an LLB from the University of Johannesburg and was admitted as an attorney in 2015. He is currently completing an LLM in International Economic Law at the University of the Witwatersrand where he obtained post graduate certificates in Economics and the Economics of International Trade and Investment in 2017.

Prior to joining CER, Daiyaan worked as a research analyst providing macro-economic research on emerging markets in Africa and the Middle East in sectors including mining, oil and gas, health, education, and industry. He has also worked as a consultant for an international business intelligence company providing strategy consulting and trade advisory.

Daiyaan began his work in the social justice sector in 2018 as a research and advocacy intern at the Socio-Economic Rights Institute (SERI) in Johannesburg. He enjoys solving complex problems and combines his knowledge of law and economics when exploring solutions. At CER, Daiyaan is fascinated by linkages between environmental justice and resolving inequality.

Daiyaan Halim

Daiyaan Halim

Legal Researcher: Corporate Accountability and Transparency

Melissa Fourie

Melissa Fourie

Executive Director

Wandisa Phama

Wandisa Phama

Deputy Director

Aadila Agjee

Aadila Agjee

Attorney

Sibo Buyangane

Sibo Buyangane

Activist Support and Training Project Administrator

Leanne Govindsamy

Leanne Govindsamy

Programme Head: Corporate Accountability and Transparency

Thobeka Gumede

Thobeka Gumede

Attorney

Catherine Horsfield

Catherine Horsfield

Programme Head: Mining

Robyn Hugo

Robyn Hugo

Programme Head: Pollution & Climate Change

Matome Kapa

Matome Kapa

Attorney

Michelle Koyama

Michelle Koyama

Attorney

Noriza Lamani

Noriza Lamani

Cleaning Assistant

Nicole Limberis-Ritchie

Nicole Limberis-Ritchie

Attorney

Tim Lloyd

Tim Lloyd

Attorney

Nicole Loser

Nicole Loser

Attorney

Agnes Ludada

Agnes Ludada

Cleaning Assistant

Danjelle Midgley

Danjelle Midgley

Environmental Law Specialist

Tatenda Muponde

Tatenda Muponde

Candidate Attorney

Ruchir Naidoo

Ruchir Naidoo

Attorney

Vuyisile Ncube

Vuyisile Ncube

Candidate Attorney

Alice Nqoko

Alice Nqoko

Senior Administrator

Zahra Omar

Zahra Omar

Attorney

Suzanne Powell

Suzanne Powell

Attorney

Saul Roux

Saul Roux

Science and Policy Specialist

Fadia Samuels

Fadia Samuels

Receptionist and Assistant Events Coordinator

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  • Cape Town

    Second Floor, Springtime Studios, 1 Scott Road, Observatory, 7925 - View Map
  • Johannesburg

    Ninth Floor, Southpoint Corner, 87 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, 2001 - View Map

Section 24of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

Report a Violation

0800 205 005

Contact the National Environmental Crimes & Incidents Hotline (24 hours) or one of the national and provincial hotlines.