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ABOUT US.

Est. 2017. JHB – CPT – NBO.

Diversified, rights-based advisory services to implement your change by a collective of public interest lawyers, researchers, strategists, communicators, and technologists.

33%

Percentage of annual profits allocated to pro bono and public interest projects.

200+27

Number of successfully completed advisory projects in 27 jurisdictions since 2017.

4000+

Number of collective pro bono and public interest hours in 2023.

WHO WE ARE.

We partner with individuals, activists, socially-responsible organisations, multilateral institutions, and governments to MAKE. CHANGE. POSSIBLE.
  • We’re a diversified African-rooted public interest advisory firm partnering with change-makers across Africa, and around the world.

    Staffed by a collective of public interest lawyers, researchers, strategists, communicators, and technologists, we work to advance fundamental rights, enable meaningful activism, and advocate for rights‑based approaches to contemporary questions on- and offline across our three divisions: alt.advisory, alt.impact, and alt.media.

    Since our establishment in 2017, we’ve completed over 200 projects in 27 countries across 5 continents.

    We MAKE. CHANGE. POSSIBLE.

OUR TIMELINE.

  • 1 July 2017

    ALT Advisory is established.

    ALT Advisory starts operating in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • 1 July 2018

    Power & Associates Inc. is established.

    Power & Associates Inc., formerly Power Singh Inc., is established to offer public interest litigation and legal services, in addition to ALT Advisory’s public interest advisory, research, and training services.

  • Jan 2020

    ALT Media is launched.

    ALT Media is launched to provide communications, design, and IT support services, in addition to pre-existing ALT Advisory services.

  • Jan 2021

    ALT Advisory opens an office in Cape Town.

    ALT Advisory opens a second office in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • July 2021

    ALT Impact is launched.

    ALT Impact is launched to provide strategy, management consulting, and fundraising support for socially-responsible actors and organisations.

  • 1 July 2022

    ALT Advisory celebrates its five-year anniversary.

    ALT Advisory celebrates its five-year anniversary with a growing collective of public interest lawyers, researchers, strategists, communicators, and technologists.

  • Feb 2023

    ALT Advisory establishes its Climate Justice & Sustainability (CJS) practice area.

    ALT Advisory establishes its CJS practice area to build climate-resilience through digital transformation and climate and environmental justice.

  • 2024

    ALT Advisory opens an office in Nairobi.

    ALT Advisory’s third office is opening in Nairobi, Kenya soon!

OUR PEOPLE.

murray-hunter

Murray Hunter.

Senior Associate – CPT. 

Researcher, Communicator
38-min (2)

S’lindile Khumalo.

Senior Associate – JHB. 

Lawyer
79

Tim Lloyd.

Senior Associate – JHB. 

Lawyer
49-min

Siphathisiwe Mncube.

OFFICE SUPPORT – JHB.

Administrator
53-min

Kwazi Nwana.

Technologist – JHB.

Developer, Designer, IT Support
59-min

Michael Power.

Director – JHB.

Lawyer
32-min

Tina Power.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE – JHB.

Lawyer
46-min

Jessie Rashid.

OFFICE MANAGER – JHB.

Administration
wendy trott

Wendy Trott.

Senior Associate – JHB.

Researcher, Strategist
38-min

Dércio Tsandzana.

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT – MPM.

Researcher