Anthea Houston, CEO

Anthea Houston is the CEO of Communicare. Between 2000 and 2009 she was Chief Executive Officer for Development Action Group (DAG), a leading South African non-profit organisation focused on low-income housing and urban development. She developed an understanding of the East and Southern African regions through undertaking field studies whilst conducting research on housing and housing microfinance in East and Southern Africa.
She has served on advisory panels and reference groups for former Ministers of Local Government and Housing in the Western Cape. She has a Masters in Business Administration and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management: Organisation and Management, both from the University of Cape Town.
She is passionate about social justice, community participation and the civil society sector.