20 January 2015
Caption: SANCCOB’s new Executive Director, Dr. Stephen van der Spuy (right), and the outgoing Executive Director, Margaret Roestorf (left), enjoy a light moment as she hands him over ‘the penguin’.
“I’m delighted, SANCCOB is the perfect environment for me to live out my life-long passion for conservation and wildlife rehabilitation”, says Stephen.
Stephen moves from his position as Head Veterinarian and Conservation Projects Coordinator at SANCCOB to Executive Director. His previous experience, places him in good stead to lead the organization into the future.
In ‘the handing over of the penguin’ Margaret congratulated Stephen on his appointment. “I am happy to announce that I am continuing at SANCCOB as the Marketing and Development Director and I’m looking forward to working alongside Stephen and the rest of the team in the service of seabird conservation”.
15 January 2015
Holiday goers to the greater St. Francis area were in for a festival of a feathered nature this December as SANCCOB (the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) celebrated its first Penguin Holiday Festival from 20-29 December.