Dr Helena Liebenberg

Helena has a BA in Afrikaans & Nederlands/Sociology (Unisa, 1971), BA Hons Afrikaans & Nederlands (Unisa, 1973), MA Afrikaans Linguistics (Unisa, 1975), BA Hons Linguistics (Unisa, 1980) and D.Litt. et Phil. Afrikaans Linguistics (Unisa, 1993). She is also the author and co-author of academic publications and anthologies of verse, as well as a qualified language practitioner (translator and editor) and member of the TANAP and TEPC transcription projects.

Dr Antonia Malan

Antonia has a BA (Hons) in Archaeology (UCT 1976), PhD (UCT 1993) and is a professional archaeologist (ASAPA) and heritage practitioner (AHAP: W.Cape, ASAPA CRM). She is a research Associate (Historical Archaeology Research Group) Department of Archaeology, UCT and co-researcher of the NRF-funded project, Department of Historical Studies, UCT. Antonia was also the project manager for the Dutch funded TEPC project.

Mr Jaco van der Merwe

Jaco has a BA (Hons) in History (US, 1981) and Higher Diploma in Archival Science (UNISA, 1994). He retired in 2019 as Principal Archivist, Western Cape Archives, after 37 1/2 years of service. He specialised in archival research and sources and assisted researchers with their personal and academic research projects (Cape historical, genealogical, VOC, medical, MA and PhD research). Jaco was an associate member of the TANAP and TEPC transcription projects. He also facilitated visits of interest groups, academic visitors, school and tertiary institutions. Jaco also has a specialist interest in World War 2 Military and Naval history (an authority on the Imperial Japanese Navy) and history of Car Design and Companies.

Mrs Marianne Timmerman de Kroon

Marianne Timmerman de Kroon is a genealogist (Dutch Ancestors), trainer in Dutch language and culture and quality analyst (Shell Global Customer Service Centre), cataloguer of 17th & 18th century documents (TEPC Project), water policy advisor and ward administrator (Dutch provincial government). Currently based in Groningen, the Netherlands, and involved in inter-national genealogical and archival research projects.