Anthea Houston is the CEO of Communicare, a social enterprise and the largest non-government provider of social housing in South Africa’s Western Cape region. 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 conducting research on housing and housing microfinance in East and Southern Africa. Anthea serves an independent Director on the National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC), a state-owned Development Finance Institution. She has an MBA and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management.