Francois Pellatt Marais

Francois Marais is an Executive Director and founding member of Child Survivors of Crime NPC.

He is a Fellow, member and former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the South African Institute of Security (SAIS), where he currently chairs the Ethics Committee. He is a former National President of the Security Association of South Africa (SASA) and was awarded Honorary Life Membership of SASA following his term of office.

Francois has a specific interest in Criminal law and all related Police law including the Criminal Procedure Act and Domestic Violence Act. Recreationally, Francois is a Magician, Illusionist, Fire-Eater and Public Speaker – specialising in the Emcee, Compere and Event Continuity fields.

He is the co-founder and Chief Executive of Ghost Squad, a leading proactive Security Service Provider based in Johannesburg.

Prior to his current role, he was a Vice President at J.P.Morgan Chase Bank.

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