Board of Advisors

    Lawrence Helman

    Director of the law firm ENSAfrica;  experienced commercial attorney, specialising in company law and commercial transactions and advice. Extensive experience with the healthcare sector, experience in business development and private/public sector collaboration.

        Dr Tracey Naledi

        Medical doctor and Public Health Specialist; Chief Director for Health Programmes in the Western Cape Department of Health; established the Directorate for Health Impact Assessment in the Western Cape Department of Health, a first of its kind in South Africa

            Samantha Hanslo

            Advisor for the  Adherence and Psychosocial Support at South-to-South, a programme at Stellenbosch University;  Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology; former PMHP service recipient, now advocating towards quality holistic care for all women in the perinatal period

                Dr Lane Benjamin

                Clinical community psychologist; Founder of a non-governmental organisation, CASE (Community Action towards a Safer Environment);  Ashoka fellowship in 2006 for Social Entrepeneurs

                    Professor Andrew Dawes

                    Emeritus Professor, Psychology Department UCT; Honorary Associate Fellow, University of Oxford; Fellow, Association of Psychological Science

                        Associate Professor Sharon Kleintjes

                        Trained as a Clinical Psychologist; Principal Psychologist at Valkenberg Hospital; Senior lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town

                            Professor Julian Leff

                            Social psychiatrist (retired); Emeritus Professor, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London; Honorary Professor, UCT and University of Western Ontario, Canada; Associate Editor, British Journal of Psychiatry

                                Professor Joan Raphael-Leff

                                Psychoanalyst and Social Psychologist (retired); University College London Anna Freud Centre Academic Faculty for Psychoanalytic Research; Professor of Psychoanalysis, Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex; Fellow, British Psychoanalytical Society