Margo Paterson


Project Lead

Margo Paterson is a Project Lead at the EDP focusing on employment and economy. Her projects include the Social Employment Network, a learning and support network designed to support recipients of the national Social Employment Fund, and the EDP’s convening role of the City’s Growth Coalition platforms.

Since joining the EDP, Margo has applied her water management expertise to the development and application of practical approaches for enabling collaborative and adaptive water management for catchment management agencies.

Margo has a Master’s in Sustainable Development and Management (Stellenbosch University) and a background in ecology. She has a passion for the natural environment with a particular interest in how ecosystems can be sustained whilst meeting human development needs.

Margo can be contacted at, or on +27 (0) 21 832 0200.