Meet our Faculty

Dr Rene Albertus
Dr Rene Albertus

Senior Lecturer

Dr Rene Albertus an inter-disciplinary lecturer focusing on Information Systems Management and Business Process Modelling, Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative, Accounting and Finance and Corporate Governance.
Assoc Prof Latif Alhassan
Assoc Prof Latif Alhassan

Associate Professor

Abdul Latif Alhassan (PhD) is an associate professor in development and insurance finance at the Development Finance Centre (DEFIC), UCT GSB.
Prof Nicholas Biekpe
Prof Nicholas Biekpe


Emeritus Professor Nicholas Biekpe is an Emeritus Professor at UCT Graduate School of Business.
Assoc Prof Sean Gossel
Assoc Prof Sean Gossel

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Sean Gossel is the Deputy Director: Curriculum 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.
Assoc Prof Faizel Ismail
Assoc Prof Faizel Ismail

Associate Professor

Dr Faizel Ismail currently teaches at the University of Cape Town and is an Adjunct Professor.
Dr Mundia Kabinga
Dr Mundia Kabinga

Senior Lecturer

Dr Mundia Kabinga is a senior lecturer in infrastructure finance and strategy in the UCT GSB, and co-editor for the Oxford University Press (OUP) Handbook on the Zambian Economy.
Dr Thanti  Mthanti
Dr Thanti Mthanti

Senior Lecturer

Thanti Mthanti is a senior lecturer at the UCT GSB, he holds a PhD (Finance) from Wits and is also one of a handful of Professional Risk Manager (PRM™) charter holders in South Africa.


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Prof Danny Cassimon
Prof Danny Cassimon

Honorary Professor

Professor Danny Cassimon is an Honorary Professor at the UCT Graduate School of Business.
Dr Sharron McPherson
Dr Sharron McPherson


Sharron McPherson is an adjunct senior lecturer at the UCT GSB where she lectures project finance on the MBA programme.
Ms Aunnie Patton Power
Ms Aunnie Patton Power

Adjunct Lecturer

Aunnie Patton Power is the founder of Intelligent Impact, a technology for social impact advisory firm, and a university lecturer on Innovative Finance, Impact Investing and Technology for Impact.
Assoc Prof Mohan Vivekanandan
Assoc Prof Mohan Vivekanandan

Adjunct Associate Professor

Mohan is a member of the Development Bank of Southern Africa’s (DBSA) Group Executive Committee, with accountability for pan-African deal origination/client management.