NICO PANAGIO - CHAIRMAN

Nico is a South African born actor, presenter and businessman of Greek descent. He has been in the entertainment industry for a decade and a half and starred in various theatre productions, television dramas and block busting feature films. He is the host of Survivor SA and presents for Top Billing. Nico is the co-owner of an import / export and commodities trading business and he is the Chairman of Missing Children SA. He is a mountain biker, trail runner, coffee aficionado, lover of chocolate and drinker of red wine & fine whiskey. Most importantly, he is married to his soulmate Christi Panagio, has 2 gorgeous, adopted daughters and is a follower of Jesus Christ.


NICKY RHEEDER - DIRECTOR : OPERATIONS

Nicky Rheeder was born in Pretoria and matriculated from Crawford College after which she completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and Sociology through UNISA.

She spent most of her life after school involved in various non-profit organisations and when she settled in Cape Town in 2009 she became involved in all spheres of her local community. She has been an active member of Melkbos Neighbourhood Watch since its inception in 2011, sits on the committee of Melkbos Ratepayers Association and is the Chairperson of DA Branch Ward 23.

She is an Ultra Marathon athlete who runs for Melkbos Athletic Club where she was Club Secretary for 2 years.

Nicky currently lives out her passion for people through her involvement as Director of Operations for Missing Children SA where she has been a volunteer since 2008 and employed since 2011.




JUDY OLIVIER - DIRECTOR : GENERAL SECRETARY

Judy Olivier is originally from Mpumalanga where she matriculated. She completed her studies at RAU (Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit) and moved to Durbanville, Cape Town at the beginning of 2005. She was an educator at an English High School where she taught numerous subjects, before she followed her heart and passion and left teaching to become a welfare worker.

In 2009 Judy joined the Missing Children SA family and remained an employee for four and a half years before she decided to become a full-time wife and mother. She is still involved with the organisation as a board member and volunteer. Missing Children SA is and will always be a part of her life. Her motto: “Every charitable act is one stepping stone towards heaven.”




THOMAS HOUGHTON-DIXON - DIRECTOR : COMMUNICATIONS

Thomas manages the day-to-day running of MCSA. He is a Philanthropist, an Altruist, Husband and proud Father of 4 children



JACO BOSHOFF - DIRECTOR : FINANCE

Jaco manages the finances of Missing Children SA including the preparation of the financial statements. He currently lives in Belgium with his family where he owns a risk consulting business. Jaco has over 15 years Big 4 experience as a director and is a qualified CPA.
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