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Anthea Houston is a development consultant. She was previously the executive director of Development Action Group. Development Action Group is a Cape Town based non-profit company active in the field of community based housing and urban development. Anthea serves on a reference group for the Minister of Local Government and Housing in the Western Cape and has been an activist in her local community and in South Africa's development sector for 20 years. She studied banking but left the banking sector in 1995 after eight years with Standard Bank of South Africa. She has a postgraduate diploma from the University of Cape Town in organisation and management. Anthea is passionate about social justice and leadership in the non profit sector. She is a Fellow of the second class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.