The team

Dr. Richard Allen Griggs, PhD

Dr Richard Griggs is an independent research consultant who uses social science methodologies to assist government departments, funding agencies and civil society organizations to develop, monitor and evaluate projects and programs. He has worked independently as a contracted consultant since 2000 undertaking detailed studies for organisations like the Open Society Foundation, NICRO, DFID, Department of Community Safety, RAPCAN, and National Prosecuting Authority. His reports either focus on extracting lessons for project learning or helping projects and programmes to reach their objectives. He has authored several reviews on crime prevention practices, contributed to others and to the literature on monitoring and evaluation practice.

Carnita Hendricks

Carnita completed a business science degree from the University of Cape Town in 2000 and then worked in the retail industry before advancing into asset management. She has 8 years experience in performance measurement, third-party investment management, investment analysis for equity and debt instruments, and the trading of money market and fixed interest instruments. Carnita ended her professional career at Sanlam Investment Management as a fixed income trader. In the course of her employment Carnita obtained a license as a registered trader and her Charter in Financial Analysis (from the CFA Institute).

Janine Tilley

Janine has been in the development sector for 10 years, working as a Fundraiser, Communications Manager, Project Manager and Operations Manager for various NGOs based in Cape Town. She began her career in 1996 working in television and documentary film-making and worked on several award winning productions, including A Country for my Daughter and Law and Freedom – directed by Zackie Achmat. Janine has extensive media experience and is fluent in print, audiovisual and digital communication.

Since 2002 Janine has been successfully fundraising and managing large scale projects and programmes for NGOs, mostly for Community Media Trust.