PRESENTER BIO: Lisa Thompson Smeddle, holds Master’s and Honours degrees in Sustainable Development from Stellenbosch University in South Africa, and an Honours degree in Social Sciences from Chapman University in California. She is the Director of the USA and RSA registered Sustainable Development Network & African Sustainability Academy. She has 30 years’ experience working in the non-profit sector in southern Africa. She acted as sustainability advisor to Family Health International (FHI360), an Umbrella Grants Mechanism managing a $93million USAID/PEPFAR grant in South Africa. Lisa was also the Programme Coordinator for the Sustainability Institute and course designer/lecturer at Stellenbosch University. She has worked as a consultant with international, African and South African aid and government agencies, Universities and more.