Sarah Waries

Sarah Waries


Specialist in
Biodiversity conservation marine Sharks community based solutions Inclusive and Sustainable Development

About me

Sarah Waries is the CEO of Cape Town’s acclaimed Shark Spotters program. Her role involves the management, coordination and strategic development of this registered Non-Profit Organisation that aims to find a balance recreational water user safety and white shark conservation in Cape Town.

In this position she strives towards combining conservation, science and job creation for the benefit of our natural and social environment. Sarah recognises the importance and value of community participation in conservation efforts and her aim is to further develop and manage effective community conservation initiatives that can be applied on a local and international scale.