Anthea Houston is the CEO of Communicare, a social enterprise and the oldest provider of social rentals in South Africa. She is President of the National Association of Social Housing Organisations (NASHO), a member of the Continued Professional Development Committee of the Institute of Human Settlements Practitioners in South Africa, and a Board member of the US-Africa Collaborative. An advocate for housing rights and sustainable urban development, Anthea was previously Chief Executive Officer for Development Action Group (DAG), a leading South African non-profit organisation focused on low-income housing and urban development. She has undertaken field studies in the East and Southern African regions whilst researching housing and housing microfinance in East and Southern Africa. She has an MBA and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management.