Ronel van der Merwe
Ronel holds a Master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cambridge. Her main areas of expertise include strategy formulation, organizational culture change, and complex transformations. As Environmental Manager at Namdeb, Ronel was responsible for embedding environmental management as an integral part of the business. In a later role as Sustainability Manager, she was tasked with creating a vision and strategy for Oranjemund’s transformation. She also worked for De Beers Group Services as a Project Manager, for Routes to Resilience as a Sustainability Specialist, and for University of Cambridge as an Assessor. After a short learnership break, learning about content creation, filming techniques and storytelling, she is here to continue the transformation journey. Ronel is a botanist by trade, environmentalist by heart and a “sustainabologist” by experience, and can mostly be found on a dune, by the sea or on a river.