MBA Faculty

Janine Ahlers
Janine Ahlers

Senior Lecturer

Janine Ahlers is a certified Integral Coach® and Academic Director of the Centre for Coaching situated at the UCT GSB.
Prof Kurt April
Prof Kurt April

Allan Gray Centre Endowed Chair

Professor Kurt April is the Allan Gray Chair, an Endowed Professorship, and Director of the Allan Gray Centre for Values-Based Leadership, specialising in Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business (South Africa, 1998-present), Adjunct Faculty at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (UK, 2001-present), and is an Orchestrator and Faculty member of Duke Corporate Education, Duke University (USA, 2008-present).
Assoc Prof Sean Gossel
Assoc Prof Sean Gossel

Corporate Finance

Associate Professor Sean Gossel is the Research Director at the UCT GSB.
Mr Lungelo Gumede
Mr Lungelo Gumede


Lungelo Gumede lectures Corporate Finance on the MBA programme, Financial Risk Management on the MCom in Development Finance programme, and Business Finance on the PGDip in Management Practice, all at the UCT GSB.
Prof Ralph Hamann
Prof Ralph Hamann


Ralph is a professor at the UCT Graduate School of Business and works on business sustainability and social innovation and entrepreneurship.
Assoc Prof Mlenga Jere
Assoc Prof Mlenga Jere

Academic Director

Associate Professor Mlenga Jere teaches marketing on various programmes.
Prof Thomas Koelble
Prof Thomas Koelble


Professor Thomas Koelble convenes the Business, Government and Society course at the UCT GSB, designed to assist students in understanding the broader context within which businesses in emerging markets operate.
Assoc Prof Warren Nilsson
Assoc Prof Warren Nilsson

Associate Professor

Warren Nilsson is an Associate Professor of Social Innovation at the UCT GSB, where he also serves as the Academic Director of the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme.
Prof Hamieda Parker
Prof Hamieda Parker


Professor Hamieda Parker lectures the Operations Management core course and the Global Supply Chain Management elective course on the MBA programme.
Assoc Prof Camaren Peter
Assoc Prof Camaren Peter

Associate Professor

Dr Camaren Peter (PhD) is an associate professor at the Allan Gray Centre for Values-Based Leadership at the UCT GSB.
Assoc Prof Kutlwano Ramaboa
Assoc Prof Kutlwano Ramaboa

Deputy Director: UCT Graduate School of Business

Dr Kutlwano Ramaboa is an Associate Professor at the UCT GSB.
Assoc Prof Mignon Reyneke
Assoc Prof Mignon Reyneke

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Mignon Reyneke teaches digital marketing on the MBA programme at the UCT GSB.
Prof Mikael Samuelsson
Prof Mikael Samuelsson


Professor Mikael Samuelsson has been involved in award winning research, consultancy work and training of entrepreneurs since 1998.
Mr Johannes Schueler
Mr Johannes Schueler

Associate Professor

Johannes Schueler is a senior lecturer at the UCT GSB and facilitates the Innovation & Entrepreneurship core course as well as the Planning New Ventures elective on the MBA programme.