South African Adaptation Network welcomes new Coordinator

The South African Adaptation Network is pleased to announce that Dania Petrik was recently appointed by EMG to the position of Adaptation Network Coordinator. She holds an Honours degree in Marketing and an MPhil in Energy & Development Studies from the Energy Research Centre, UCT.

Dania has worked in the private sector and as a freelance consultant in the field of climate and development for the past four years. Prior to completing her masters, she worked in marketing and events in the energy and development sectors. She brings excellent communications skills to the Network, and with her input we aim to improve the communication and other services to the membership, and beyond. This follows the guidance given by the Network’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

just me-Re Dania loves the outdoors and is an avid hiker. Network members who would like to enjoy walking in the Cape mountains can approach her for advice (or find her trail reviews online at!

We are delighted to have Dania on the team. Over the coming months you will have the opportunity to interact with her at meetings and workshops, or virtually. You can reach her at the office on 021 448 2881 or via email at

By Noel Oettle