Amilinda Nagel
Course Manager

Amilinda joined EPRI in September 2008. She holds a BA in Media, Culture and Communication from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, and also completed her master’s degree in Modern Afrikaans and Dutch Literature in Holland. As Course Manager, she managers and organises EPRI’s courses, study tours, seminars, workshops and all other capacity building initiatives. She also works more broadly on event organisation, project management, social media,  public relations, communications and publications. She also provides general support to the researchers and directors.


Takudzwa Muyambo
Marketing, Social Media and Course Assistant
Takudzwa joined EPRI in April 2014 as Marketing, Social Media and Courses Assistant. She studied a Bachelor of Social Science in Political Studies and Business French, from the University of Cape Town. In addition, Takudzwa also obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management specialising in Marketing Management from the University of Cape Town. As a Marketing, Social Media and Courses Assistant, she provides support to the Courses Manager and in the conceptualisation and implementation of Marketing and Communication strategies for EPRI.
AloisEditAlois Mushambi
Finance Administrator
 Alois joined EPRI in October 2012. He is a Certified Public Accountant(CPA). Alois holds a Masters in Business Administration from Royal Ireland Institute of Business and Technology, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Azaliah University, an Associate degree in Business Development from the Institute of Commercial Management, and a Higher Accounting Technician Diploma from Southern Africa Association of Accountants. As Finance Administrator, he is responsible for mobilising, managing and accounting for all financial resources. He also spearheads the cost recovery section of project proposals, as well as ensuring EPRI compliance with both financial statutory and international accounting standards regulations.
FrankEditFrank Kanhema
Travel Coordinator
 Frank joined EPRI in January 2015 as a Travel Coordinator. He holds a  Bachelor of Commerce degree in Tourism Management from the University of South Africa and is currently enrolled for Honours in Business Management at the University of South Africa. As a Travel Coordinator, he oversees the travel related needs of EPRI such as booking flights and hotels, arranging transfers, visa applications and managing databases of frequent flyer miles and tickets.

René Higgins

René joined EPRI in March 2014. As  Receptionist, René oversees all EPRI – related operations and logistics and provided general support to all staff and directors. She also assists in preparing for EPRI’s courses, study tours and seminars.


Colin MacDonald
Global Coordination Unit Manager

Colin joined EPRI in May 2014 as a Manager in the Global Coordination Unit. He earned his BA in Political Science at the University of Vermont, in Burlington, Vermont. Colin manages a variety of functions from the Global Coordination Unit, including Finance, Travel, and Operations. He lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and in his spare time Colin likes to follow sports, enjoys hiking, cycling, and fishing, and is an avid reader.


Tara Flynn
Global Coordination Unit Management Trainee

Tara joined EPRI in February 2014.  She recently graduated from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts where she studied Spanish and Psychology.  Tara works in the Global Coordination Unit in Williamstown, Massachusetts as a Management Trainee.  Tara focuses her efforts on Human Resources as well as contributing to project management.