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botanist , educator

Stefan John Siebert, South African botanist, educator. Achievements include discovery of numerous undescribed plant species from the Sekhukhuneland Centre of Endemism in South Africa.

Background

Siebert, Stefan John was born on September 27, 1974 in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Son of Johan Stefanus and Aletta Susanna Siebert.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Zoology, University Pretoria, 1996—1996. Bachelor of Science with honors in Botany, University Pretoria, 1997. Master of Science in Botany, University Pretoria, 1998.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Pretoria, 2001.

Career

Sabonet regional coordinator South African Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, 2000—2003. Lecturer University Zululand, KwaDlangezwa, South Africa, 2003—2005, senior lecturer South Africa, since 2005. Specialist consultant Steffen, Robertson and Kirsten, Johannesburg, 1999—2002, Ecorex, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa, 2003—2004, Ecosphere Environmental Management Service, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, since 2005.

Second lieutenant, 1993, Potchefstroom. South Africa.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of numerous undescribed plant species from the Sekhukhuneland Centre of Endemism in South Africa.

Membership

Project coordinator South African Botanical Diversity Network, Pretoria, 2000—2003. Working group member Botanical Society Northern Areas Conservation Committee, 2003. Member of Botanical Society South Africa (associate), South African Biosystematics Initiative (associate), South African Association Botanists (associate.

Council member 2006), Plant Specialist Group (associate. Working group member 2001).

Connections

Married Frances Du Plessis, February 17, 2001. Children: Marlé, Johan Armandt.

father:
Johan Stefanus

mother:
Aletta Susanna Siebert

spouse:
Frances Du Plessis

child:
Johan Armandt Siebert

child:
Marlé Siebert