Ms. Tilabilenji Phiri was appointed as the acting SADC Seed Coordinator in October 2020. Ms. Phiri, who is a Senior Program Officer – In Situ Conservation at the SADC Plant Genetic Resources Centre (SPGRC) – coordinates SADC Seed Centre programs which aims to operationalize the SADC Harmonized Seed Regulatory System (HSRS). Ms. Phiri has a MSc. and BSc. with a specialization in crop/soil research. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.