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Professor Mills Soko - CV


 

TEACHING

  • Associate Professor, UCT Graduate School of Business (2010 to date)
  • Senior Lecturer, UCT Graduate School of Business (2006-2010)
  • Guest Lecturer, MBA Programme (Modular) Rhodes University Investec Business School, Grahamstown, November 2005.
  • Lecturer, Trade Policy and External Sector Issues, seminar organised by the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Southern Africa, Cresta Lodge, Gaborone, 22 – 24 August 2005.
  • Lecturer, Training on Trade Negotiation Skills, Trade Data and Policy Analysis for Negotiators from SADC Member States in Preparation for Economic Partnership Agreements Negotiations, Birchwood International Hotel and Conference Centre, Johannesburg, 10 – 28 January 2005.
  • Guest Lecturer, IMD Business School, Lausanne, June 2004.
  • Guest Lecturer, International Political Economy (MA), London School of Economics, October 2003.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Politics (1st year), Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, 2003-2004.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, World Politics and Introduction to Politics (1st year), Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, 2002-2003.
  • Lecturer, National Academy for the Gifted and Talented Youth Programme, University of Warwick, July 2003 & July 2004. Guest Lecturer, MBA Programme (Modular), Institute for Management and Development, Lausanne, June 2003. Graduate Teaching Assistant, World Politics (1st year), Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, 2001-2002. Guest Lecturer, M Phil Political Management, Department of Political Science, University of Stellenbosch, 1998.

    LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

  • Director, UCT GSB (2017 to date)
  • Member, Quality Assurance Committee, UCT (2015 to date).
  • Chairperson, Faculty Ad Hoc Committee, UCT GSB (2014 to date).
  • Member, UCT GSB Admissions Committee (2014).
  • Research Director, UCT GSB (2009).
  • Chairperson, Transformation Forum, UCT GSB (2008).
  • Member of the UCT Committee of Inquiry into the Future of Tertiary Education in South Africa, chaired by former UCT Vice-Chancellor Dr Stuart Saunders, 1992.
  • Member of Academic Planning Committee, University of Cape Town, 1991-1992.
  • Executive Member of the Student Representative Council, University of Cape Town, 1991-1992.
  • Member of the Mandela Graduation Planning Committee, University of Cape Town, 1991.
  • Senior Sub-Warden, College House University Residence, University of Cape Town, 1990-1991.
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIVENESS

  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Global Governance.
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Africa Growth Agenda.
  • Former Deputy Chairperson, Editorial Board, New Agenda.
  • Member of the Evian Group Brains Trust.
  • Former Chairperson of Board of Trustees, South African Institute for Social Advancement.
  • Research Associate, South African Institute of International Affairs.
  • Research Associate, Institute for Global Dialogue.
  • Co-Founder and Head of Policy, Agangsa Political Party (2013-2014 March)
  • Commissioner, Warwick Commission into the Future of World Trade (Feb—Dec 2007).
  • Moderator, Working Group on Education and Employment, Africa-Germany Partnership, September 2006-January 2007. Set up by the former Federal President of Germany, Horst Köhler.
  • Convener of the Generating Entrepreneurs and Investments in the Poorest Countries Stream, The Open World Initiative, 2002 to 2005.
  • Convener of the Social Science Seminar Group, University of Warwick, 2001-2002.
  • Research Director (Policy and Legislation), National Council of Provinces, South African Parliament, 1997-1999.
  • Executive Member of the African National Congress (ANC), Claremont Branch, 1993-1995.
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