Luiz De Barros is the founder and publisher of Mambaonline.com, South Africa’s leading LGBTQ news website. He is an award-winning marketing and communications consultant, filmmaker, writer and multimedia expert. He co-founded and was Creative Director for 14 years at the media production agency Underdog. Over the years, he has worked with clients including LoveLife, SABC, Endemol, Telkom and Sasol, and wrote, directed and produced a number of broadcast documentaries. Luiz has extensive expertise in the LGBTQ and HIV sectors and was asked to present at a high-level UNAIDS meeting in Geneva. He was a board member of Johannesburg Pride (2006 – 2010) and more recently PLUS, the LGBT+ Business Network. He has consulted for OUT LGBT Well-being since 2010, managing all the organisation’s sexual health and human rights marketing and communications needs and campaigns.