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

Founding Partner

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

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 David Farrell

Eddie Vienings

Founding Partner

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

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 Eddie Vienings

Anél Blignaut

Associate Practitioner

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

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 Anél Blignaut

Myles Oelofse

Senior Associate

B.Sc Agriculture, M.Sc. Agriculture Development, PhD Agriculture.

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Kerry Saywood

Junior Consultant

BSc (Chemistry & Biochemistry); BSc Honours (Polymer Science).

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Annaline Smith

FruitLook TechCoach

B.Sc.(Agric) Horticulture and Genetics; Registered Professional Natural Scientist.

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Annaline Smith

Dianca Yssel

Application Coach

BSc (Agric) Animal Science with Conservation ecology; MSc Animal Science.

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Carina Wessels

Junior Consultant

BSc Hons Biodiversity & Ecology, MSc Climate Change & Sustainable Development.

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Gerald Payne

Platform Owner

Dip Computer Science

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Cheryl Kleinhans

Business Support Manager

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Learn more about the projects our team is working on.