ABOUT US

We’re a public interest advisory and research firm focusing on public law, information rights, data privacy, and emergent tech in Africa and around the world.

We strive to develop fundamental rights and galvanise activism in the information age through effective and innovative public interest advisory and research services.

Since 2017, we’ve worked in 19 countries, across 5 continents.

We work for positive change.

#QuestionConvention

Developing international human rights law

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OUR PEOPLE

The ALT Advisory Team

Avani Singh (ALT)

Avani Singh

Director // Co-Founder // Practice Lead: Information Rights & Data Privacy

LinkedIn | @AvaniS_RSAE-mail Avani

Michael Power ALT

Michael Power

Director // Co-Founder // Practice Lead: Public Law & Emergent Technology

LinkedIn | @MikePowerRSA | E-mail Michael

27-min

Tina Power

Associate Analyst // Researcher

LinkedIn | E-mail Tina

12-min

Tara Davis

Associate Analyst // Researcher

E-mail Tara

38-min (2)

S’lindile Khumalo

Associate Analyst // Researcher

LinkedIn | E-mail S’lindile

Jessie Rashid ALT

Jessie Rashid

Office Manager // Human Resources Officer

LinkedIn | @Rashid_Jessie | E-mail Jessie

23-min

Kwazi Nwana

 Technology // Design Officer

LinkedIn | @NwanaKwazi | E-mail Kwazi

38-min

Dércio Tsandzana

Independent Lusophone Consultant

LinkedIn | @derciotsandzana

13-min

Wendy Trott

Independent Consultant

LinkedIn | @Wendy_Trott | E-mail Wendy

39-min

Adesuyi Daramola

Research Intern

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Promoting rights-based technology innovation

FORMER TEAM MEMBERS

Previous members of the ALT Advisory Team

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Mila Cook

Senior Consultant (August 2019-April 2020)

32-min
Tshepiso Hadebe

Research Intern (January-March 2020)

34-min
Muchengeti Hwacha

Research Intern (January-March 2020)

29-min
Justin Bryant

Research Intern (September-October 2019)

28-min
Rumbidzai Mawela

Research Intern (July-August 2019)

21-min
Brynne Guthrie

Google Policy Fellow (January-June 2019)

23-min (2)
Marianne Holbrook

Research Intern (February-April 2019)

Developing Africa’s digital rights landscape

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OUR VISION / MISSION

Mission

We strive to develop fundamental rights and galvanise activism in the information age through effective and innovative public interest advisory and research services.

Vision

We envisage an inclusive and empowering information age in which fundamental rights are protected and promoted, on- and offline.

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Safeguarding information rights and privacy in Africa

OUR POLICIES

Accessibility

Promoting access for all people, including people with disabilities. 

Ethical Practices

Promoting the best business and corporate practices.

Equality

Making ALT Advisory a safe space for people online.

Open Source

Supporting free/libre and open-source software (FLOSS) development.

Privacy

Protecting your personal information and advising you on how your data is used.

Questioning Convention in the information age

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EMPOWERMENT

Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is an initiative by the South African Government that seeks to redress previous patterns of disadvantage in the South African economy.

In terms of the revised B-BBEE Codes, ALT has a Level 4 BEE Status with 100% procurement recognition.

ALT’s BEE certification is available on request.

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