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DIRECTORS & COORDINATORS

Biographies

Toni Hancox
Director

Mrs. Toni Hancox was appointed the Co-ordinator of the Human Rights and Constitutional Unit in August 2000 after she worked in private practice and for the government attorneys while qualifying as a legal practitioner via correspondence studies. Toni is also admitted as a solicitor in England and is a qualified conveyancer. In March 2010, Toni was appointed as the Director of the Legal Assistance Centre. She previously served on the Council of the Law Society in Namibia as well as a Commissioner on the Law Reform and Development Commission.  Toni currently serves as trustee on Nangof, the umbrella body for non-governmental organizations in Namibia and is studying for her Masters in Human Rights through UNISA.

Dianne Hubbard
Coordinator, Gender Research & Advocacy Project (GR&AP)
Dianne has been the Co-ordinator of the GR&AP since it was established in 1993. She has degrees in English Literature from the University of North Carolina in the USA and the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, as well as a law degree with honours from Harvard Law School in the USA. She is listed in the 'A-Z of Political Personalities' in the Guide to Namibian Politics. Dianne serves on the board of trustees for Sister Namibia and Ombetje Yehinga.

Willem Odendaal
Coordinator, Land, Environment & Development (LEAD) Project

Willem joined the LAC's GR&AP in 1999, left in 2003 to study for a LLM in International Law at Oxford Brookes Univesity and returned in 2004 to take up his present post.


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