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Prof Derick de Jongh

Director of the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership

Academic qualifications:

BCom , BCom (Honours) and MCom, majoring in Industrial Psychology at the University of Pretoria

Derick completed his DCom in Marketing and Communications Management through the University of Pretoria in July 2003. The title of his dissertation was: Indicators of Corporate Social Performance in South Africa.

Curriculum Vitae

Tel:       +27 12 420 3386
Fax:      +27 86 546 9362
E-mail:  [email protected]

Pieter Conradie

Programme Director: Integrated Reporting

Academic qualifications:

BCom Accounting (UP), HED (UP), Diploma in Advanced Accounting (Unisa), Bcompt Hons CTA (Unisa), CA (SA)

Pieter is the Programme Director: Integrated Reporting. He previously worked as an accountant, auditor and management consultant at a variety of public and private sector organisations. He is currently busy with his masters in Responsible Leadership.

Curriculum Vitae

Tel:        +27 12 420 5929
E-mail:  [email protected]

Dr Willem Fourie

Associate: Leadership and Development in Africa

As an ethicist socialized in the field of theology, Willem is interested in understanding the role of people in processes of transformational change. His research is transdisciplinary and he currently focuses on the link between leadership and development. His continued participation in initiatives of the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) enriches this interest in leadership and development. He collaborates closely with the University of Pretoria's Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership on Leadership in Africa projects.

Tel:       +27 12 420 2885
E-mail:  [email protected]

John North

Faculty Associate

Academic qualifications BA Information Science, BA Information Science Honours, Masters in Business Administration (Majoring in Strategy & Project Management)
John North is an integrational entrepreneur operating across the boundaries of society, business and academia. He hold an MBA degree, created 2 online businesses during his undergraduate degree, and later worked as international strategy consultant advising Fortune 500 companies. He was the founding head of Accenture's sustainability practice in Ireland. His passion to make a difference in his home country brought him back to South Africa in 2009 where he combines local work as senior advisor to the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership, University of Pretoria and an international role as Projects Head of the Brussels-based UN-backed Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. In the latter role he is focussed on a series of implementation projects of the 50+20 Agenda of management education in service of society.
E-mail:                   [email protected].
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Rene Swart

PhD Fellow

Rene Swart holds a BCom, LLB and LLM degree and has five years’ experience as a researcher and lecturer at the Institute for Corporate Citizenship and the Centre for Business Management, University of South Africa. She is an experienced lecturer with first-class communication, organisational and analytical skills. She is passionate about teaching and educating our country’s future leaders.

Curriculum Vitae - To Follow

Tel:       +27 12 420 6442
E-mail:  [email protected]

Ben van der Merwe

Senior Research Officer and Lecturer

Academic qualifications BA (Philosophy, Political and Economic Sciences), BA Honours Philosophy, MPhil Business and Professional Ethics.Ben’s core research interests are the prevention of corruption, ethics management and organisational culture.

Curriculum Vitae

Tel:       +27 12 420 4373
Fax:      086 563 2245
E-mail:  [email protected]

Carto Swarts

Operation Manager: Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership

Academic Qualifications BAdmin Public Administration (UP)

Tel:       +27 12 420 4271
E-mail:  [email protected]


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