Wanda Mkutshulwa

Wanda is head of communications at South African National Parks (SANParks). She joined SANParks at the beginning of 2003, tasked with the responsibility of communicat- ing the vision and mission of South Africa's premier conservation organisation to internal and external stakeholders as well as building a solid reputation for SANParks. During her tenure at SANParks the organisation has initiated two major successful public cam- paigns, the Kudu Awards and the South African National Parks Week. Since 2006 Wanda has also presented several papers on communication/public relations-related topics to several seminars and conferences. For the past three years she has been a member of the Mail & Guardian Greening the Future Awards panel of judges and is the convener for the (SANParks) Kudu Awards adjudication panel. She has an educational background in Journalism and Media Studies and Inter- national Relations (Political Studies), having completed her relevant qualifications at Rhodes University.

Lunch spot: Cape Town Fish Market, Silverlakes, Pretoria