Mark Heywood

  Mr Mark Heywood

Mark Heywood is the Executive Director of SECTION27 (which incorporated the AIDS Law Project in 2010). He joined the AIDS Law Project (ALP) in 1994 and in 1998 he was one of the founders of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). He has continued to participate on the TAC Secretariat, National Council and Board of Directors. Mark was elected and served as the deputy chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) in 2007 until 2012. In 2009, he was also appointed as a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on National Health Insurance.

Mark has written extensively on HIV, human rights and the law and has been part of the legal teams of the ALP, TAC and SECTION27 that have been involved in major litigation around HIV and other human rights issues in South Africa.

 

 

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