Hilton Barnett has 20 years’ experience working in and with organisations across 7 countries, developing effective working relationships through positive culture. Working mainly in mining and related industries, he also has experience in other sectors, including banking, government departments, educational and child welfare institutions and a range of small organisations, including non-profit work.
Hilton provides leadership advice to schools and supports work with AIDS orphans in South Africa, as well as developing local entrepreneurs and advising community organisations. He is on the board of the Casterbridge Music Development Academy in White River.
Hilton has a Bachelor of Social Science from UCT and an MA Psychology from Sydney University. He is very happily married to Kate and they are extremely proud of their two sons, Thomas and William. The family moved to White River in 2006 and have set down firm roots in the town. Thomas is studying at UCT while William attends Uplands College.
Kate has been a major contributor to environmental awareness at Uplands and to the Local-lish-us local eating concept (see their Facebook page Local-Lish-Us). Hilton has a vision for a proud and resilient White River community that works together; promotes its strengths and looks after the environment = We Are White River