Carl Grossmann is one of the original founders and present Chairman of the African Conservation Trust. He holds a National Diploma in Surveying from Technikon Natal and a Masters degree in Environment and Development from University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (London) and is also a member of the International Association for Impact Assessment South Africa and the South African Council for Professional Land Surveyors and Technical Surveyors.
Carl leads the Heritage Documentation Unit within the African Conservation Trust and has a passion for aerial and terrestrial photogrammetry, 3D laser scanning, photography, GIS, mapping, rock art and early African history.
He is the sole owner of Sustainable African Developments, a specialist NGO consultancy based in Durban; holds a National Pilot’s License for light sport aircraft and is a current member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Hillcrest, District 9370.
Carl lives in Everton, about 30km inland from Durban, on a 2 acre smallholding and is married with two sons, three dogs and a cat.