The Team

Skilled, passionate, and committed to making an impact

Our teams are united by our vision to create more responsible businesses in Africa. Set apart by many years of specialised knowledge and experience, we’re able to provide our clients with the solutions they need to address existing issues at the source, while mapping the way forward sustainably and responsibly.

The Management Team

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Sara Clancy

Executive Director
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Ismael Alogo

Head of Finance &
International Operations
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Emarie van Schalkwyk

Head of Audits

Emilie Paradiso

Head of Advisory Services: Responsible Business/Business and Human Rights

John Smale

Operations &
Special Projects Manager
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Annefloor Alting

Interim Head of Advisory Services: Responsible Business/Business and Human Rights

"What I love most about working at Partner Africa is the committed team that I work with and our genuine desire to improve working conditions. I also have great respect and compassion for the companies we work with who have embarked on their responsible business journeys with the intent of trading more ethically."

— SARA CLANCY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Ethical Audits Team

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Emarie van Schalkwyk

Head of Audits
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Kathy O'Grady

Quality & Training Manager
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Natalie Thomas

Scheduling Manager
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Richard Okonji

Audit Coordinator
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Valerie Nasimiyu

Audit Coordinator
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Cheryldine Fortuin

Audit Coordinator
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Charity Muema

Junior Audit Coordinator
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Jo-Ann September

Junior Audit Coordinator
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Nozuko Mtshali

Audit Assistant & Trainee Auditor

"Being a Partner Africa employee has helped me achieve many new skills and professional growth as I started as a part-time office cleaner and now am a full-time office assistant."

— MERCY WAMBUI, SUPPORT TEAM, KENYA

The Advisory Team

Emilie Paradiso

Head of Advisory Services: Responsible Business/Business and Human Rights
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Annefloor Alting

Interim Head of Advisory Services: Responsible Business/Business and Human Rights
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Claire Bond

Responsible Business Consultant
(Maternity Cover)
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Gabriela Sargent

Research Officer

"I am passionate about the industry and excited about the changes occurring in livelihoods of people in Africa on a daily basis. Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change."

— NATALIE THOMAS, ETHICAL AUDITS TEAM

The Support Team

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Ismael Alogo

Head of Finance &
International Operations

John Smale

Operations &
Special Projects Manager
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Antony Omondi

Finance Coordinator
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Edwin Tharianga

Finance Assitant
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Bea Lubbe

Invoicing & Debtors Clerk
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Mercy Wambui

Office Assistant

Harun Ndasalira

Head Driver
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Philip Manthi

Driver

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