Frederik van Zyl Slabbert
Frederik van Zyl Slabbert is a South African political analyst, businessman, and former politician. He is best known for being the leader of the official opposition — the Progressive Federal Party (PFP) — in the House of Assembly from 1979 to 1986.
In 1990, Soros recruited Slabbert to become the founding chair of his soon to be formed Open Society Foundation in South Africa.
"Slabbert started the George Soros-backed funding organisation, the Open Society Foundation of Southern Africa, which identifies and invests in worthy projects in nine African countries. He is active on the board of a number of South African businesses." 
- Received the American Cultural Exchange Scholarship in 1975
- Director, Democracy Development Programme 
- Cofounder, Institute for a Democratic South Africa
- Patron, MTN Foundation
- Former Chancellor, Stellenbosch University