• Carel Alberts

    Carel Alberts is an independent writer with 20 years’ experience in business-to-business journalism. He has written extensively on the entire spectrum of information and communication technologies for audiences including enterprises, consumers, governments, funders and industry.
  • Kurt April

    Kurt April is a Sainsbury Fellow and Professor of Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion at the GSB. He is also is an Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and Programme Director and Faculty Member of DukeCE, Duke University. A prolific writer, Kurt has published 8 books and 150 book chapters and articles on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and knowledge management.
  • Sarah-Anne Arnold

    Sarah-Anne Arnold developed and established the Solution Space at the GSB. She originally trained as a designer at Central Saint Martins, University of London and has an MBA from the GSB. Her expertise and interests are in business model innovation, innovation adoption, entrepreneurship ecosystems and building partnerships between academia and industry.
  • Walter Baets

    Walter Baets is the director of the UCT GSB and holds the Allan Gray Chair in Values-Based Leadership. Formerly Professor of Complexity, Knowledge and Innovation at Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management, he is passionate about building a business school for “business that matters”.
  • Lorelle Bell

    Lorelle Bell is a communication consultant to the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Thinking at UCT (d-school) and writer on design thinking and innovation. Her experience includes strategic communication for a range of organisations including the corporate, academic, nonprofit and public sectors.
  • Dr Francois Bonnici

    Dr Francois Bonnici is the co-founder and director of the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UCT GSB. He originally trained as a medical doctor, has an MBA from Oxford’s Said Business School, and a Master’s in Global Leadership conferred by the World Economic Forum.
  • Andrea H. Botha

    Andrea H. Botha has a B.Hons degree in journalism from Stellenbosch University and has worked as a journalist at the Cape Argus and news24. After almost 20 years in the business, she still believes in the power of words to inform and charm.
  • Jenny Carter

    Jenny Carter is the convenor of the New Managers Programme at the UCT Graduate School of Business. A passionate teacher, she has worked in a variety of corporate contexts over her varied career and has a deep commitment to empowering young leaders.
  • Sifiso Dabengwa

    Sifiso Dabengwa is group president and CEO of MTN Group Limited – sponsors of the MTN Solution Space at the UCT GSB. He holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering, an MBA and an EDP.
  • Viljoen du Plooy

    Viljoen du Plooy has extensive experience in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship, business strategy and business engineering initiatives. A product manager at Zapper.com, he completed his MBA at the UCT GSB and is passionate about taking on new business ventures – specifically concept development and business establishment.
  • Anton Eberhard

    Anton Eberhard is a Professor at the GSB where he directs the Management Programme in Infrastructure Reform and Regulation. His research and teaching focuses on the restructuring and regulation of the electricity sector, investment challenges and linkages to sustainable development.
  • Norman Faull

    Norman Faull is the founding director of the Lean Institute Africa and an Emeritus Professor at the GSB. A passionate advocate of lean management, he has been instrumental in applying its principles to areas outside the automotive sector in public sector environments – including hospitals, courts and the DTI.
  • Stephanie Giamporcaro

    Stephanie Giamporcaro is the research director and a senior lecturer at the UCT GSB. With a special interest in responsible investing, she is the lead researcher on the Africa Investment for Impact Barometer, an annual publication that offers a snapshot of the investment for impact market in Africa.
  • Tracy Gilpin

    Tracy Gilpin’s feet remain firmly planted in the fields of journalism and communications, she is a storyteller at heart, applying this yin and yang of writing to both her corporate work and her novels.
  • Sean Gossel

    Sean Gossel’s expertise at the GSB lies in the areas of finance, financial economics, and financial globalisation. He lectures finance on the MBA, macroeconomics on the EMBA; financial risk management, and corporate finance and investment on the MCom (Development Finance); as well as capital flows and emerging markets as an MBA elective.
  • Nobhongo Gxolo

    Nobhongo Gxolo is a Cape Town-based freelance writer and cook. She started writing professionally for the likes of Elle Magazine and the Mail and Guardian since 2009. She also hosts a monthly food club, Third Culture Experiment, offering people a space to meet, eat, and connect over conversation and a three-course meal. She’s busy working out a way to merge these passions.
  • Martin Hall

    Martin Hall holds an MA and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Royal Society of South Africa; an emeritus professor at the GSB and senior scholar in Residence at the MTN Solution Space.
  • Ralph Hamann

    Ralph Hamann is a professor at the UCT Graduate School of Business and academic director of the Network for Business Sustainability South Africa.
  • Tine Henriksen

    Tine Henriksen is the impact investment project manager at the Bertha Centre. She has spent her time focusing on building new partnerships between the public, private and civil society sectors to deliver positive social impacts.
  • Saskia Hickey

    Saskia Hickey is the Market Intelligence and Strategy Manager at the GSB and an MBA graduate of the school. Formerly a radio broadcaster and presenter with Heart FM and motivational speaker, she has an enduring interest in women’s empowerment and business development.
  • Mlenga Jere

    Mlenga Jere is an associate professor of marketing and academic director at the GSB. His areas of expertise include marketing management and marketing communication strategies. He has a PhD in business administration, a PGDip in Higher Education & Training, an MBA and a BBA degree.
  • Morea Josias

    Morea Josias is a career services manager at the GSB. She manages and executes career advisory activities in order to build relationships between students and employers.
  • Mundia Kabinga is an Old Mutual Emerging Markets Lecturer at the GSB, having previously worked at the GSB’s Management Programme in Infrastructure Reform and Regulation (MIR), and the School of Business at the Copperbelt University.
  • Yazeed Kamaldien

    Yazeed Kamaldien works as a freelance journalist, photographer and in documentary film production. His most recent film assignments include working as production manager on the award-winning Marikana film, Miners Shot Down.
  • Tim London joined the GSB as a member of the Allan Gray Centre for Values Based Leadership in 2014 as a full-time faculty member teaching and supervising students across the full range of existing programmes. His research interests are broad and multi-disciplinary which reflects his diverse experiences around the globe and his training in a variety of disciplines.
  • John Luiz

    John Luiz is a professor at the UCT GSB and director of the International Relations Office at the school. In 2013, he was elected president of the Economic Society of South Africa and was appointed to the national South African Statistics Council.
  • Susan Mann

    Susan Mann is a writer and teacher. She is the author of two novels, and works with the Jung Platform where she has written courses and blogs. She is currently engaged in making depth psychology accessible to
    young women.
  • Dave Marrs

    Dave Marrs is a former Business Day finance editor who now runs the publication’s Cape Town bureau. He is also chief lead writer, a columnist and editor of the Bottom Line. When not engaged thus, he can be found rowing in False Bay or building boats in his garage.
  • Shadrick Mazaza

    Shadrick Mazaza is a physician and former healthcare executive and a senior lecturer at the UCT Graduate School of Business. His areas of expertise include health management, personal transformation, leadership, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Misheck Mutize

    Misheck Mutize is a lecturer of finance at the GSB. Currently a PhD candidate, his research interests include credit rating; monetary economics; financial modelling; financial analysis and option valuation approaches.
  • Raine Naudé

    Raine Naudé is a research assistant to Professor Anton Eberhard, as well as junior research fellow in the Management Programme in Infrastructure Regulation and Reform Department, with a focus on renewable energy research across sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Tsakane Ngoepe

    Tsakane Ngoepe is the impact investment analyst at the Bertha Centre. In addition to supporting the work of the impact investment team on projects across a variety of sectors, she acts as a researcher and writing assistant to Julia Balandina Jaquier for the second edition of her book Guide to Impact Investing (for high net worth individuals and family offices).
  • Warren Nilson

    Warren Nilson is co-founder of Organization Unbound, senior lecturer in social innovation at the GSB and an associate of the school’s Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
  • Nceku Nyathi

    Nceku Nyathi is a senior lecturer in the Allan Gray Centre for Values Based Leadership at the UCT GSB. With a pedigree in organisational studies and leadership theory, he has a deep interest in the role of values in transforming business on the continent.
  • Erna Oldenboom

    Erna Oldenboom is a specialist in creativity, health and transformation. She has gained considerable experience in the wide area of human resources management and personal development within multinational companies.
  • Laura Owings

    Laura Owings is a freelance journalist, editor, and digital media strategist. She is the former editor-inchief of The Holland Times, the only English news magazine/website in the Netherlands, which she founded and ran for four years.
  • Stephen Peterson

    Stephen Peterson has held several faculty and research positions at Harvard University and introduced and directed its prestigious programme in Public Financial Management for 24 years.
  • Bekezela Phakathi

    Bekezela Phakathi is a Cape Town-based journalist and freelance researcher. A Rhodes University Journalism and Media Studies graduate, he has a particular interest in economics and politics and writes on these topics for the Business Day.
  • Dr Mzukisi Qobo

    Dr Mzukisi Qobo is an associate professor at the Institute for Pan African Thought and Conversation at the University of Johannesburg. He is also a director at Tutwa Consulting Group. He is an expert and thought leader on South Africa’s political economy, public affairs and international relations.
  • Linda Ronnie

    Linda Ronnie is a senior lecturer in People Management and Organisational Behaviour at the GSB. Her research interests include the attraction, retention and motivation of talented, capable employees seen through a generational lens and the role of the psychological contract in shaping individuals’ working lives.
  • Kosheek Sewchurran

    Kosheek Sewchurran is an associate professor in Innovation Management and Information Systems at the UCT Graduate School of Business and director of the Executive MBA programme. He is interested in research that acknowledges the realities of a postmodern or complexity paradigm.
  • Grant Sieff

    Grant Sieff is the CEO of IC Growth Group, and Infochoice Growth (Pty) Ltd. He is also a visiting professor and a part-time senior lecturer in strategy and international business. He specialises in strategy development and delivery, change management and in leadership performance and growth in executive programme delivery.
  • Mills Soko

    Mills Soko is an associate professor at the UCT GSB specialising in international trade and doing business in Africa. He convenes the UCT GSB business roundtable series, which seeks to facilitate much needed debate on key social and economic issues.
  • Francois Swanepoel

    Francois Swanepoel is a recent graduate of Vega School of Brand Leadership. He works as an in-house photographer for Rothko and has a passion for telling powerful stories through the medium of photography.
  • Lisa Templeton

    Lisa Templeton is a photojournalist, editor and award-winning travel writer. With two decade’s experience in the field, she has worn the sensible shoes of the news journalist and the spike heels of the corporate communications manager, covering a range of industries.
  • Dr Lindi van Niekerk

    Dr Lindi van Niekerk is a medical doctor and the Inclusive Healthcare Innovation (iHI) Lead at the UCT Bertha Centre for Social Innovation. As a young doctor, she says she was driven to cure patients, but soon realised that the answer often didn’t lie in her prescription.
  • Raymond van Niekerk is an adjunct professor at the GSB. His areas of expertise include business strategy, marketing communication strategy, corporate citizenship and social responsibility. He describes himself as a brand builder who attempts to harness the DNA of an organisation as the base and most important determinant of a company’s branding and marketing strategy.
  • Kumeshnee West

    Kumeshnee West is the director of Executive Education at the UCT Graduate School of Business and an MBA graduate of the school. In her role at the school she strives to create programmes that address unique challenges and offer participants the opportunity for authentic development.
  • Elli Yiannakaris

    Elli Yiannakaris is the director of the Raymond Ackerman Academy of Entrepreneurial Development (RAA). Her expertise and interests are in youth, entrepreneurship education, inclusive education, livelihoods development, soft skills development and the school to career transition.
  • Stelio Zakkas

    Stelio Zakkas is a director of Master BEE and Master Training. Master BEE assists small and medium-sized companies with BBBEE strategy and implementation. A qualified attorney and serial entrepreneur, Stelio completed his MBA at the UCT GSB in 2013.