Shaun Samuels is currently the Managing Director SGS Consulting, a social enterprise that focuses on access to social justice for the poor, building philanthropy in South Africa and the education field. He previously worked as Executive Director of Simeka Management Consulting, one of the first major Black Consultancies focused on transformation processes in government departments and parliament post 1994; and spent three years in the RDP and Economic Development department in the Western Cape during the Mandela Presidency. He also consults to the United Nations both continentally and globally on development assistance and joint UN support programs, Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADCPF), the Southern African Development Community (SADC on HIV, SRH, TB in mining). SGS Consulting is based in Johannesburg. Shaun has a Bachelor of Social Science Degree (Psychology, Social Work) and an Advanced post graduate diploma in Adult Education (UCT).