The Advisory Board, consisting of up to 20 members acts as the extended arm of the Board of Trustees and is thus responsible for the SotG Foundation‘s adherence to its Mission and Guiding Principles.

Our Advisory Board members are

- Experts in one or more areas of focus for the Foundation;
- Opinioned, yet open-minded, and focuses on creative problem solving;
- Able to leverage their extended network when needed.

Advisory Board members may serve anonymously if holding a high level or sensitive position, however we are also happy to promote them and their organizations as they wish.

Advisory board members have a standing invitation to all SotG conferences and retreats as well as a seat on the selection committee of the SotG100 if they wish as well as the right to shortlist one candidate of their choice per year.


Slide Advisory Board Murray Forbes alternate_email Murray graduated from Rhodes University with Psychology and Philosophy majors. His love for nature pulled him into the wildernesses of Southern Africa where Murray trained to be fully profession Safari guide in South Africas Premier wildlife destination The Sabi Sands.

Murray’s true passion is in saving wilderness areas. Knowing that these amazing ecosystems are very happily managing themselves, and having done so for 1000’s of years, Murray pulls together as many resources as he can to manage the people in these fragile areas.

‘Through responsible and impact knowledge sharing, supporting key individuals and organisations we may still have wild areas when my kids are old. The world needs more people creating sustainable employment opportunities than it does another doctor, lawyer, banker. It is in the innovative economical space that we may still hope to save our planet.’ Murray Forbes
Coach | Mentor | Field Expert

Slide Can you imagine a world where 'How much can I get away with' was replaced with 'How much good can I eventually do?
Can you imagine a network who exists solely in order to help its members do more good?
Can you imagine a world where Personal Accountability was the true measure for success?