Chief Executive Officer
Gail is CEO of the Zenex Foundation. She has been involved in developmental grant making for over 15 years, with a particular emphasis in school education.
A former social worker active in the areas of women and youth, Gail lectured in the field of Social Work at the University of Natal before joining ABSA as General Manager of Corporate Social Investment. At the bank Gail was responsible for the ABSA Foundation, with a strategic portfolio which included education and health.
Gail currently serves on the boards of a number of non-profit educational organisations, including the board of Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, the Gauteng Education Development Trust and the KwaZulu-Natal Education Development Trust. She also serves the board of the National Research Foundation.
A strong proponent of monitoring and evaluation as a tool for measuring impact and learning from practice, Gail contributes extensively in various forums drawing on her knowledge and experience in social development and education in particular.