Board of trustees

President of SIHMA Board

Gerado Garcia

Gerado is a missionary of the Scalabrinian Congregation (Missionaries of San Charles) and one of the founding trustees of the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town. He's in charge of the Chaplaincies Group of the Archdiocese of Cape Town. He is the President of the Board of Trustees of SIHMA.

Gerado Garcia

Board member

Peter-John Pearson

Peter-John is a priest of the Archdiocese of Cape Town and Director of the Southern African bishops’ Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office. He began his journey to the priesthood after studying law and having experienced profound spiritual conversion linked to his involvement in the Catholic Charismatic Renewal movement and a passion for social justice in service of the poor. In CPLO he's also the Co-ordinator of the Refugees & Migrants Project.

Peter-John Pearson

Board member

Dulce Pereira

Dulce retired from Standard Bank in 1999 and started working with the Scalabrini Fathers on a volunteer basis. Dulce is one of the founding trustees of the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town.

Dulce Pereira

Board member

Jorge Guerra

Jorge is a missionary of the Scalabrinian Congregation (Missionaries of San Charles Borromeo). He worked with seafarers with Apostleship of the Sea in the Port of Cape Town. He's currently Parish priest in St.Patrick LA Rochelle, one of the most interesting multicultural communities of Johannesburg.

Jorge Guerra

Board member

Willem Van Schalkwyk

Willem started his life as an engineer in 1985, after graduating from the University of Stellenbosch. In 1999 an opportunity arose at Metropolitan and he changed to financial services, shortly thereafter he became the Group Compliance Officer for Metropolitan. He was in various compliance roles up to his retirement in 2021.

Willem Van Schalkwyk