Yunus Manjoo Yunus Manjoo is a retired Business Director who worked for the National Research Foundation (NRF) for almost 20 years. Prior to joining the NRF, Yunus worked at Unilever South Africa, in Durban for 22years in various Accounting/IT and Business positions. His expertise is in Management Accounting and Business Management and he has worked with the National Research Facilities of the NRF including SAAO, SARAO and iThemba LABS.Yunus is a science graduate with a BSc Honours in Computer Science having studied Mathematics in his final year of undergraduate studies and Physics and Chemistry as well. He is currently contracted to AfAS as a Business Consultant providing strategic business advice to the Executive Committee and managing the Accounting and Payroll systems. Yunus has been involved in South African astronomy for at least the past 10 years and also provides business support to the BRICS Astronomy Working Group and the National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) for Honours and Masters students at 3 universities in South Africa (UCT/NWU/UKZN). He brings much needed business expertise and strategic as well as operations skills to AfAS and the other organizations that he is currently involved with.