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.

Ms Juanita Booth
Ms Juanita Booth

Operations Manager

Juanita Booth leads Operations and Logistics, managing multistakeholder relationships, service providers and a contracted hotel operator.
Mr Rayner Canning
Mr Rayner Canning

Business Development Director

Rayner Canning leads the Business Development Unit with a focus on recruiting and retaining key Executive Education and Study Tour clients, fostering new initiatives, and stewarding UCT GSB’s market share and revenue.
Mr Willie du Plooy
Mr Willie du Plooy

Senior IT Manager

Willie du Plooy oversees all aspects of the UCT GSB Information and Communication Technology (ICT), providing direction, advice, and cutting-edge ICT solutions.
Dr Catherine Duggan
Dr Catherine Duggan

Director of UCT Graduate School of Business

Catherine Duggan is Director (Dean) of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB).
Dr Caitlin  Ferreira
Dr Caitlin Ferreira

MBA Programme Director

Dr Caitlin Ferreira holds a PhD in Industrial Marketing from the Luleå University of Technology where she focused on the intersection between marketing and entrepreneurship and the changing nature of entrepreneurship.
Assoc Prof Sean Gossel
Assoc Prof Sean Gossel

Research Director

Associate Professor Sean Gossel is the Research Director at the UCT GSB.
Dr Wikus Kruger
Dr Wikus Kruger

Director: Power Futures Lab

Dr Wikus Kruger is the Director and his research lead and lecturer on power sector investment in sub-Saharan Africa at the Power Futures Lab, based at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business.
Prof Hamieda Parker
Prof Hamieda Parker

GSB Transformation Forum Chair

Professor Hamieda Parker lectures the Operations Management core course and the Global Supply Chain Management elective course on the MBA programme.
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.
Ms Lucille van Eeden
Ms Lucille van Eeden

Senior HR Business Partner

Lucille 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.
Mr Karo Wilson
Mr Karo Wilson

Finance Manager

Karo 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.