Judith February joined FUL as Executive Officer in 2022. She is a lawyer, columnist and author who has worked extensively on issues of good governance, transparency and accountability within the South African context.
Her varied work experience has seen her practise as an attorney, head the South African Governance programme at the Institute for Democracy in Africa and also the Democracy and Governance Unit at the Human Sciences Research Council, and serve as a senior research associate at the Institute for Security Studies.
She is a regular media analyst of South African politics writing for the Daily Maverick and other publications. Her book Turning and Turning: Exploring the Complexities of South Africa’s Democracy (Pan MacMillan) was published in 2018.