Marion is the Director, having previously worked as Breadline Africa’s Group Marketing Executive. She has specialist skills in marketing, eCommerce and large scale programme management as well as extensive experience in the corporate world where she headed major global projects in a 20-year career with Shell International.
Marion has a BA.Hons degree as well as a Diplom Betriebswirtsschaft (Degree in Business Administration) and MBA from Heriot Watt University. Her compassion has led her to roles in the NGO sector including Chief Operating Officer at Umthombo Wesizwe, followed by a Deputy Director position at African Solutions to African Problems in Cape Town. She is passionate about her civic responsibility and is a previous chairman of the Muizenberg Improvement District; a volunteer with the Homestead Street Children’s Project; is a Neighbourhood Watch committee member and a volunteer wildfire fighter with the Volunteer Wildfire Services. She is also an outdoor junkie and has completed more than 50 marathons including 11 at ultra-distance.