Kumeshnee West

POSITION: Executive Education Director

EMAIL: kumewest@gsb.uct.ac.za


Kumeshnee West is the Director of Executive Education at the GSB where she leads her passionate team to deliver excellence to clients attending short courses and customised courses. She works closely with clients, alumni, faculty and the Business Development team, to develop relevant management and leadership courses that respond to the emerging needs of today's leaders, which are both locally and internationally focussed.  Her excellent client management skills has lead the department to retain 75% of return business year on year for the past 4 years.

Kumeshnee holds an MBA from the school and is passionate about playing a role in ensuring that the GSB continues to deliver excellence to all its stakeholders. She is involved in several projects in the school and also plays a mentorship role to the student led Women in Business Committee. On completion of her BSc. Occupational Therapy degree, Kumeshnee worked for 7 years as an Occupational Therapist in the areas of Neurology and Orthopeadics at various hospitals in Kwazulu-Natal and the Western Cape. In addition, she worked in training and development for a natural medicine company for 2 years and spent a year working as an independent consultant in the areas of leadership development, change management and education.

It is under her leadership that the GSB Customised courses continue to be ranked in the Top FT100 Executive Education Rankings.




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