Savannah is a Programme Officer within ACCORD’s Operations Department. She joined ACCORD in September 2020.
Savannah holds a Master of Arts Degree in Politics from the University of Cape Town, a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Honours, in Political and International Relations,and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political and International Relations, from Rhodes University.
Before joining ACCORD Savannah worked as a Manager for Impact Development at LifeCo UnLtd South Africa, an impact business that invests in other impact enterprises to deliver social, environmental, and economic gains. Savannah helped manage various socio-economic development projects nationally. She also facilitated entrepreneurial and mind-set capacity building programmes across South Africa, that aimed to inspire emerging entrepreneurs to make capital serve people and the planet, through creative solutions to social and environmental problems. She has also freelanced on various research projects for over five years, some of which served to support government policy initiatives.
Savannah is an avid horse rider and when not on horse-back, Savannah is in nature, or in the ocean surfing.