Xolisa Dhlamini - CV

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2013: MPhil in Development Finance – Graduate School of Business , University of Cape Town

Dissertation title: Sustainable responsible private equity in Southern Africa: Evolutionary steps in a revolution?  

2009: BCom (Hons) in Business Management - University of South Africa

2005: BCom in Business Finance and Economics - University of the Witwatersrand

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

TEACHING 

Lecturer - Since March 2016

Development Finance Centre, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Course: MCom Development Finance

  • Sustainable Responsible Investment

Course: Post-Graduate Diploma in Management

  • Responsible Fund Management and Impact Investment

Head of Coursework - Since November 2018

Development Finance Centre, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Course: MCom Development Finance

RESEARCH

Lead researcher – since 2015

  • 2017 African investing for Impact Barometer – Edition 5
  • 2016 African Investing for Impact Barometer – Edition 4
  • 2015 African Investing for impact Barometer – Edition 3

PhD Candidate – since 2015

  • PhD Candidate completing research on the South African SRI Market

Research supervision – since 2017

  • Currently supervising 7 students on the MCom Development Finance

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Sustainable Finance, Sustainable Responsible Investment, Impact Investment, Organisational Power, Organisation of Capital Markets, Pension Fund Governance, Development Finance, Institutional theory. 

ACADEMIC CITIZENSHIP: COMMITTEES

UCT Academic Committee - Since February 2018

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

July 2017: PhD Student presenter at the EGOS Pre-Colloquium PhD Workshop. Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

September 2015: Presenter at PRI Academic Network Conference, London School of    Economics, UK

November 2013: Discussant at the PRI Academic Network Conference, Paris, France

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 - present
Independent Trustee at the IDH Foundation Trust

2016 - present
Services, Education and Investment Committee member at the Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA)

2015 - present
Independent Consulting on sustainable investment in Africa pension fund markets

2013 - 2015
Head of Africa at Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

2012 - 2013
Senior Investment Consultant at Independent Actuaries and Consultants

2009 -2012
Investment Consultant at Absa Consultants and Actuaries

2005-2009
Performance analyst & junior asset consultant at Alexander Forbes Financial Services