Briza Authors

At Briza, our authors are our pride! They are specialists in their fields and above all great writers, producing excellent books which educate us and lead us to a greater understanding of our world.

Sean Patrick

Briza Publications author Sean Patrick has spent most of his life in close proximity to nature. He was schooled in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and then studied agriculture at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester (UK). After a brief stint in farming, his love of the bush drew him to the field-guiding industry. Sean has guided at and managed some of southern Africa’s top private lodges and in the process attained his FGASA Level 3 and SKS (DG) dangerous game qualifications. He is an accredited FGASA guide’s trainer and assessor. After years of experience living and working in the African bush, Sean has become an accomplished photographer. He is a versatile artist equally at home hanging from a helicopter shooting elephant and rhino captures, tracking the Big Five for photographic safaris and collaborating with magazine journalists for foreign or local publication commissions.

Sean established his company Natural Exposure in 2002 to offer clients the exposure and experience of wildlife that Sean himself is passionate about. Natural Exposure has a vast image library comprising thousands of Sean’s images; some can be seen at Sean travels extensively to international destinations and leads unique safaris for Clearly Africa to some of the most pristine wilderness areas in Africa. This together with his photographic workshops means he spends a great deal of time exploring new areas with his guests, something he finds most enjoyable as it brings out the child in all involved.

Books by Sean Patrick

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Rolf Becker

Briza Publications author Rolf Becker graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry, as well as a Master of Science and PhD in Biochemistry. He was Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Limpopo for 20 years, while also furthering his...

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Alma Möller

Briza Publications author Alma Möller graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Botany and Genetics, and a Master of Science in Entomology, after obtaining a postgraduate certificate in Electron Microscopy. She worked at the University of Limpopo as Electron...

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CJ Cilliers

Author CJ Cilliers is a retired researcher with a PhD in entomology. She is known for her research on the biological control of insects pests and aquatic weeds, implementing biological control and integrated pest and weed management in South Africa and elsewhere. This...

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CE van Ginkel

Author CE van Ginkel is a freshwater scientist, with a PhD in botany. As a special scientist in the then Department of Water Affairs, she practised aquatic science over several decades throughout South Africa. She was the coordinator of the National Eutrophication...

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Piet van Wyk

The late author Piet van Wyk (1931 - 2006) was a biologist who worked for three decades as a researcher in the Kruger National Park. He authored several popular books on southern African trees. Wyle outeur Piet van Wyk (1931 - 2006) was 'n bioloog wat drie dekades as...

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