Trees-in-Wood

A holistic approach to sustainability

For us, sustainability begins with a business securing a holistic and strategic grasp of the economic, social and environmental dependencies and impacts that collectively determine its resilience – its ability to thrive in the face of the shocks, disruptions, opportunities and change associated with an increasingly integrated, uncertain and volatile world.

From this vantage point, we work to empower businesses to develop and drive proactive interventions that make business sense in the short-term and which add real strategic value in the long-term.

Meet our team

David Farrell

Chief Executive Officer

B.Sc. Agriculture (Horticultural Science); PDMM; MBA; qualified TOC Practitioner.

Eddie Vienings

Chief Operating Officer

B.Eng (Industrial Engineering); MBA; qualified TOC Practitioner.

Anél Blignaut

Senior Commercial Manager

B.Sc. Agriculture (Animal physiology; Zoology; Nature Conservation); M.Sc. Forestry (Conservation Ecology); Registered Professional Natural Scientist.

Gerald Payne

IT Manager

Dip Computer Science.

Dianca Yssel

Commercial Head: FruitLook

B.Sc. Agriculture (Animal Science with Conservation ecology); M.Sc. Animal Science.

Solène Dehosse

Sherpa Customer Success Lead

BCom (Hons) Financial Management; MCom Business Management.

Chantelle Smit

Commercial Head: CCC

B.Sc. Conservation Ecology; M.Sc. cum laude Entomology.

Karlien Heyns

LCA Engineer

BEng (Electrical and Electronic Engineering); MEng (Industrial Engineering).

Malissa Murphy

Product Specialist: Fruitlook

BSc Earth Science; BSc (Hons) Environmental Soil Science.

Jonè Carter

Product Specialist: Sherpa

BSc (Zoology).

Sally Fraser

Product Specialist: Sherpa

BCom (Hons) Information Systems Management; Candidate MPhil Environment, Society and Sustainability.

Yakim Gonsalves

Product Success Lead / LCA Engineer

BEng (Chemical); MEng cum laude (Chemical).

Amber Paulse

Customer Success Officer

B.Sc Conservation Ecology; M.Sc Conservation Ecology (cum laude).

Alexis Oosthuizen

Customer and Product Success Consultant

B.Sc. (Agric.) Animal Science; M.Sc. (Agric.) Pasture Science.

Cari van Coller

LCA Engineer

BEng (Chemical Engineering); MEng Cum Laude (Bioprocess Engineering).

Jana van der Merwe

Management Accountant

Learn more about the projects our team is working on.