Hazel has a B.Comm from the University of Stellenbosch. She has experience in financial and project management, event logistics and staff development. Hazel has worked in the hospitality industry for 5 years, in financial services for 5 years and in the non-profit sector for 15 years. She is currently employed by the SA Labour Research Institute and has been seconded to work at SACTWU (South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union) since 2007. Hazel has provided valuable support to Edufundi since 2009 as the assigned SACTWU liaison for the project and was appointed as a director in August 2011.