Meet the Team

Policy and Advocacy


Jonathan Booth

Advocacy Officer

Jonathan is an Advocacy Officer on the Policy & Advocacy team. He will be focusing on coordinating BirdLife South Africa’s response to proposed developments in sensitive bird regions, and will assist in policy efforts to help secure important bird habitat.

Hiral Naik

Hiral Naik

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) and Policy & Advocacy Admin Assistant

Hiral is the administrative assistant for the Policy & Advocacy team assisting in various administration tasks within the P&A programme including marketing and media, communications and writing.