1. Chair of the Restitution: Something for everyone Conference. 9-11 November 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
  2. Chair of the Restitution Foundation, an NGO seeking to challenge beneficiaries of Apartheid to engage in conversation around transformational justice (2007 to date).
  3. Founder and convenor of the Africa Moral Education Network (2008 to date)
  4. Member of the Advisory board on Sexual Violence – UCT division of adolescent psychiatry (2008-9)
  5. Referee for the Journal of Education (2008 to date); Perspectives in Education (2010 to date); Qualitative Research (2010 to date); Sociological Theory (2010 to date); Journal of Moral Education (2006 to date); South African Review of Sociology (2013 to date).
  6. Manuscript referee for Springer Press, Routledge and HSRC Press
  7. Reviewer for the National Research Foundation, South Africa (2009 to date)
  8. Member of the South African Qualifications Authority Standards Generating Body for Peer Education (2005-2009)
  9. Member of the Western Cape Education Department peer education advisory board (2004 – 2010)



  • 2012 to present International Society for Justice Research
  • 2007 to present Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society
  • 2006 to present International Sociological Association
  • 2005 to present Association for Moral Education
  • 2004 to present The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy



  • 2015-2019 South African National Research Foundation Rating Panel for Anthropology,  Development Studies, Geography, Sociology and Social Work (ADGSS)
  • 2015 to present Editorial board – Journal of Youth Studies
  • 2012 to present Editorial board – Journal of Moral Education
  • 2012 to present Technical advisory board – loveLife, South Africa
  • 2011 to present International Sociological Association, Vice President for Africa and Middle east, Research Committee 34 (Sociology of Youth)
  • 2009 to present Footage Youth (Advisory Board member)
  • 2008 to present Restitution Foundation (Chair)
  • 2010 to present Association for Moral Education – Executive Board
  • 2003 to 2008 International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry – Executive Board