• Prof Bruce Rubidge: Wits (Director of CoE-Pal and Interim Director of ESI)
  • Prof Chris Henshilwood: Wits, ESI (SARChl Chair & P.I. for Cultural & Behaviour Theme)
  • Prof Marion Bamford: Wits, ESI (Research Professor & P.I. for Palaeoenvironments & Palaeoclimates Theme)
  • Prof Judith Sealy: UCT(SARChl Chair & P.I. for Innovation & Applications Theme)Dr Roger Smith: IZIKO South African Museum (Head of Dept., Karoo Palaeonotolgy & P.I. for Education & it’s Publics)
  • Dr Jennifer Botha-Brink: National Museum Bloemfontein (Head of Palaeontology & P.I. Evolutionary Processes)
  • Prof Lee Berger: Wits, ESI (Professor in Public Communication)