Leila Jack is the Project Administrator at the Brenthurst Foundation. Born on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, she spent her childhood in Stanger and Cape Town. She holds a BA Honours from the University of Durban-Westville and a MA (International Relations) from the University of Stellenbosch. Prior to joining the Foundation she worked at the then University of Natal's International Office before joining the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) as the Programme Manager and Assistant to the National Director. She moved to the UK in 2001 on a working holiday and returned to SAIIA in 2004 where she took up the post of Programme Manager. She was subsequently promoted to Director of Operations. She took up her present post in August 2005.