Quote that motivates his work: “I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me.” Kwame Nkrumah

Neville van Rooy is The Green Connection’s Community Outreach Programme Head. He has a Degree in Theology and is a qualified nature conservation field and tourist guide. Neville started his career as a volunteer, working with young people, and later with emerging farmers (ultimately becoming a farmer himself). He has partnered with a variety of environmental justice platforms. Neville also works for the Support Centre for Land Change (SCLC), on an environmental justice programme that resists fracking and promotes renewable energy in the Karoo.