Rob Hutchinson is from Cape Town but now lives in Johannesburg .
Rob, our newly elected Deputy General Secretary, joined Congress of the People (COPE) coming from a background of ten years of high profile civil activism and twenty years of Marketing and Communications strategy.
He has earned a reputation as a vocal opponent of poor government decision-making and a selfless campaigner of civil rights.
Having launched many successful civil movements and public participation initiatives which promote direct democracy, Rob has developed an intimate understanding of public needs and frustrations alongside an ability to identify solutions which create impact.
Rob has been highly effective in assisting COPE behind the scenes for over two years and has built up a reputation as a strong leader who presents fresh and innovative solutions.