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Paul van Zyl
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at The Conduit


Paul was the Executive Secretary of South Africa’s post-Apartheid Truth & Reconciliation Commission, from which he went on to co-found the International Centre for Transitional Justice, based in NY. He received the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship in 2009 and was chosen as a Young Global Leader by the WEF in 2008. Paul was also the Director of the New York University School of Law Transitional Justice Program and is now the co-founder and CEO of sustainable fashion brand, Maiyet. Presently, he is the founder & Chief Creative Officer of the upcoming venture, The Conduit. Set to open Summer 2018, The Conduit plans to serve as a home for people passionate about social change.