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.

 
Prof Nicholas Biekpe
Prof Nicholas Biekpe

Director of DEFIC & Development Finance Programmes

Professor Nicholas Biekpe  Professor of Development Finance & Econometrics & Programmes Director: Development Finance Programmes at the Development Finance Centre, UCT GSB.
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 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 SM Duggan joined the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) as Director in September, 2020.
Assoc Prof Sean Gossel
Assoc Prof Sean Gossel

Assistant Deputy Director of UCT Graduate School of Business | Research Director

Associate Professor Sean Gossel is Assistant Deputy Director and Research Director at the UCT GSB.
Assoc Prof Hamieda Parker
Assoc Prof Hamieda Parker

Associate Professor

Dr 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 Solange Rosa
Ms Solange Rosa

Director of Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Solange 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.
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.
Ms Kumeshnee West
Ms Kumeshnee West

Executive Education Director

Kumeshnee West, Director of Executive Education, works closely with clients, alumni, faculty and the Business Development team, developing seminal management and leadership courses.
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.