Chief Executive Officer, Rescue South Africa, South Africa
Mr. Scher joined Sandton Fire Department in 1979 as a volunteer firefighter where he served for 35 years. He is a founder member and current CEO of Rescue South Africa, an NGO created to uplift emergency personnel resources to international standards and build robust search and rescue response capacity.
Mr. Scher has responded to numerous sudden onset disasters world-wide in the capacity of logistics specialist. “Rescue South Africa’s vision is to enable Africans to be good citizens of the world and empower them to offer humanitarian services worldwide. To make a difference.”