Board Members

Amanda Share

Amanda currently serves as a Chief Audit Advisor at Eskom’s Assurance and Forensic Department. She has extensive experience in internal auditing and has previously served on the Central Region’s Institute of Internal Auditors Committtee in the Free State.  She holds an MBA from the University of the Free State. She was appointed to the Board in 2013.

Silver Shabalala

Silver Shabalala is currently serving as the COO of Footballers for Life. Silver is one of the founding members of Footballers for life and has been with the organization since its inception. He has also worked with the Sonke Gender Justice Network. Silver has studied with Johns Hopkins institute and the Johan Cruyff Institute for Sports.

Prathima Garbharran

Prathima’s professional career has spanned the public, private, international donor aid and NGO sectors. The political economy of development has always been the focal point of her career. Her areas of expertise include education and training, governance, policy formulation, strategy, international relations, curriculum development and the writing of unit standards for industry, public and private partnerships, stakeholder relations, Intergovernmental relations and international donor funding. She is also sits on the UNESCO technical team for Africa that focuses on arts education. She currently works for the Department of Basic Education and manages the donor grant portfolio.

Arts, culture and heritage, travelling, reading and open water diving are some of her interests. Prathima is also committed to social-justice and the rights of women and children.

Claire Rademeyer

As CEO, Claire has served on the board of F4L since its inception as a non-profit organisation in 2010.  Claire also has business interests, with the focus of her work falling on behaviour change and improving communities in a sustainable and mutually responsible way. She is particularly passionate about innovative projects that benefit both business and society, and to this end is currently working on her masters thesis around the role and measurement of social brands.

Professor Dasarath Chetty

Professor Dasarath Chetty is a research and communications expert and has been working in the private sector as MD of DC Communications since April 2010.

He served as the UKZN Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Director with the responsibility for the Corporate Relations Division. Under his leadership the Division received 38 Communications Excellence Awards (including four from the Association of Commonwealth Universities). As an academic he lectured sociology for over 20 years and has presented over 70 invited papers in 30 countries and has also published widely.

He holds a BA, BA (HONS), MA and PhD(Organisational Sociology).Having served on the University Executive for ten years, Professor Chetty has high level managerial, communication, research and report writing skills, extensive experience in general administration, as well as policy formulation and implementation.

Professor Chetty has also served as the President of the South African Sociological Association,President of the South African National Council for Child and Family Welfare, President of Child Welfare South Africa,President of the SA Chapter of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin and President of Marketing, Advancement and Communications in Education amongst numerous other leadership and professional roles.

Refentse Shinners

Refentse Shiiners is a currently the Corporate Affairs Manager for South African Breweries Limited. She has extensive experience in Reputation Management, Stakeholder Relations Management and Corporate Social Investment to name a few. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Technology: Public Relations Management and a New Venture Creation and an SAB Miller Corporate Affairs Leadership Programme from Wits Business School. She joined the board on 2012.

Helman Mkhalele

Helman Mkhalele is a former South African football player better known as Midnight Express. Mkhalele played for the South African national football team, earning 66 caps and scoring 8 goals. He was part of the Bafana Bafana squad for the 1996 African Cup of Nations and travelled to France for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Mkhalele has experience as a facilitator from KBC Health and Safety Company and holds a Teaching diploma from Soweto College. He is currently involved in Football development and coaching.


In memory of

John Shoes Moshoeu

John Shoes Moshoeu was a footballer, life and football coach, businessman, motivational speaker and philanthropist.

He held a Diploma in Business Management and Administration from Colliers College and a South African Football Association Coaching Certificate. He completed the KNVB International Coaching Course offered by the Royal Netherlands Football Association in Zeist, Netherlands. With these qualifications, his experience, active participation and passion for football, He continued to add positively within the football fraternity. He also recently completed his studies at Boston College towards a Diploma in Sports Management and Administration. He will be sorely missed.