David Barnard "is the Executive Director of SANGONeT since June 2000. Before joining SANGONeT, he managed the Programme for Development Research (Prodder) at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) (1992-2000), establishing the Prodder Directory as the most comprehensive publication on development organisations in Africa. He has published and contributed to more than 30 development publications. His areas of expertise include the role of the international development and funding community in Southern Africa, the role of the NGO sector in Southern Africa, corporate citizenship and the involvement of the corporate sector in development issues, and the contribution of information and ICT in support of development processes. He is a Founding Member of the African Institute for Corporate Citizenship (AICC), Board Member of the Non-Profit Technology Network (N-Ten) and Advisory Board Member of the African Press Organisation. He serves on the Meraka e-Skills Institute Reference Group and in the past served on the Presidential National Commission on the Information Society for Development (PNC-ISD)."