Our Management

Executive Director WDB Trust

Luz Helena Hanauer holds an LLB in Law from the Universidad Externado de Colombia, an LLM in International Business Law from the University of Liverpool in the UK and a PhD in International Economic Law from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. She has served as Head of Research and Publications at the Zanele Mbeki Development Trust,  as Head of Programmes at  in the NGO sector focusing on child development, youth formation, grassroots governance, natural resources and governance. She has also experience working as International Trade Manager and Project Manager in Public Health and Renewable Energy companies performing legal, commercial and financial management in due diligence on greenfield projects, imports, international investment and local projects at a company focused on public health development.She is fluent in Spanish and French and has a thorough knowledge of
the cultural, historic, policy and societal landscape of South
Africa

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