UCT GSB Management Committee
Committed to upholding and promoting the UCT GSB’s vision, mission and values.
The UCT GSB senior management team (MANCO) sets and executes the school's strategic framework by providing strong tactical, academic, financial, systems & operational leadership to shape the direction of the school.
Director of DEFIC & Development Finance ProgrammesProfessor Nicholas Biekpe Professor of Development Finance & Econometrics & Programmes Director: Development Finance Programmes at the Development Finance Centre, UCT GSB.
Operations ManagerJuanita Booth leads Operations and Logistics, managing multistakeholder relationships, service providers and a contracted hotel operator.
Business Development DirectorRayner Canning leads the Business Development Unit with a focus on recruiting and retaining key executive clients, fostering new initiatives, and stewarding UCT GSB’s market share and revenue.
Senior IT ManagerWillie du Plooy oversees all aspects of the UCT GSB Information and Communication Technology (ICT), providing direction, advice, and cutting-edge ICT solutions.
Director of UCT Graduate School of BusinessCatherine SM Duggan joined the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) as Director in September, 2020.
Assistant Deputy Director of UCT Graduate School of Business | Research DirectorAssociate Professor Sean Gossel is Assistant Deputy Director and Research Director at the UCT GSB.
Associate ProfessorDr Hamieda Parker lectures the Operations Management core course and the Global Supply Chain Management elective course on the MBA programme.
Deputy Director: UCT Graduate School of BusinessDr Kutlwano Ramaboa is an Associate Professor at the UCT GSB.
Director of Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and EntrepreneurshipSolange Rosa, Director for the Bertha Centre, also serves as Associate Faculty and Adviser with the Allan Gray Centre for Values-based Leadership and teaches on UCT GSB’s Executive Education and MBA programmes, and at UCT’s School of Economics.
Senior HR Business PartnerLucille van Eeden, Senior Human Resources Business Partner, provides a pro-active and integrated HR service, making significant impacts in managing change, formulating policy, initiating and driving employee engagement, and introducing wellness initiatives.
Executive Education DirectorKumeshnee West, Director of Executive Education, works closely with clients, alumni, faculty and the Business Development team, developing seminal management and leadership courses.
Finance ManagerKaro Wilson is a key member of the Finance Department and senior administrative team with a skill set that encompasses financial management, financial systems design and implementation, identifying risks and overcoming business obstacles.