Team Manager
Scientific Advisor

Prof Conrad Matthee is the head of the Department of Botany and Zoology of the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa). Conrad is one of the four inventors of the Sharksafe concept, he advises on the yearly planning, supervises that the progresses will be done according to the initial planning and keeps an open communication among the role players.

SharkSafe Barrier Sponsors and Partners


It is our mission for the SharkSafe BarrierTM  to be deployed worldwide in all areas currently facing the threat of shark attacks.  

We hope to see our innovation moving the world into a greener direction.

SharkSafe Barrier Bottom-up Movement

We realized that local governments are very reluctant to invest public funds on new technologies, no matter how tested they are, so we decided to make our mission everyone’s mission.

We realized that this is no longer a work that can be achieved by a handful of passionate scientists and conservationists, and it must become a global plea to stop the unjustifiable cull of marine life by shark nets and drumlines.