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ABOUT US

We’re a public interest advisory and research firm focusing on public law and policy, 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

57-min

Tara Davis

Analyst // Researcher

E-mail Tara

55-min

Murray Hunter

Senior Analyst // Researcher

@muzhunter | E-mail Murray

38-min (2)

S’lindile Khumalo

Analyst // Researcher

LinkedIn | E-mail S’lindile

49-min

Siphathisiwe Mncube

Part-time Office Support

23-min

Kwazi Nwana

 Technology // Design Officer

LinkedIn | E-mail Kwazi

59-min

Michael Power

Director // Co-Founder

LinkedIn | E-mail Michael

32-min

Tina Power

Senior Analyst // Researcher

LinkedIn | E-mail Tina

46-min

Jessie Rashid

Office Manager // Human Resources Officer

LinkedIn | @Rashid_Jessie | E-mail Jessie

13-min

Wendy Trott

Analyst // Researcher

LinkedIn | @Wendy_Trott | E-mail Wendy

38-min

Dércio Tsandzana

Independent Lusophone Consultant

LinkedIn | @derciotsandzana

32-min

ENI

Data Privacy Defender

@ENI_ALTAdvisory

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Promoting rights-based technology innovation

FORMER TEAM MEMBERS

Previous members of the ALT Advisory Team

Avani Singh (ALT)

Avani Singh

Co-Founder and former Director (2017 – 2021)

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.