“I live my life with curiosity, a hunger for learning and a desire to leave the world a slightly better and more humane world than the one I was born into.”
Naidu is a philosopher, a social activist and a passionate process facilitator. He has been in positions of influence for most of his working life and continues to be driven by the desire to make a difference in whatever space he occupies. Trained as a social geographer and as an organisational development practitioner he continues to find innovative ways to enable the voices of ordinary citizens to be amplified in order for them to take responsibility for their own developmental journeys. He has led the Democracy Development Program Team as Executive Director since 1993 and remains both passionate and optimistic about South Africa.