Dr Nikki Allorto, Founder & Trustee

Nikki is a Specialist Surgeon who has been developing her career in the field of burns since 2006. She has a Masters Degree on costing of burns in a resource sparse setting and is working toward a PhD.

She was awarded the ASSA Sanofi Travelling Fellowship in 2011 and spent time in a top burns unit in Sydney. Nikki is President of the South Africa Burn Society and has been the Secretary-Treasurer of the Society for the last four years. She’s published in peer reviewed journals and presented at local and international congresses.

Yvonne Cordner, Trustee

Yvonne is an artist and activist and has strong leadership skills. She is the creator and facilitator of the Ubuntu project in association with Satiba. The purpose of the project is to develop solutions towards increasing tissue donation in South Africa.

These solutions include developing donor referral systems for hospitals and associated materials. She holds a honors degree in Visual Arts (B.V.A), and Monitoring & Evaluation diploma (TUT) and has been a Satiba board member for four years.