Albert Luthuli Leadership Institute (ALLI)


Prof Derick de Jongh
Director of the Albert Luthuli Leadership Institute
Academic qualifications: BCom, BCom (Honours), MCom (majoring in Industrial Psychology), DCom Marketing & Communication Management
The title of his thesis was: Indicators of Corporate Social Performance in South Africa.
Tel:       +27 12 420 3386
Fax:      +27 86 546 9362
E-mail:  [email protected]
Prof Willem Fourie
Programme Lead: Leadership in Development and MPhil (Development Practice)
Willem oversees the work of the South African SDG Hub, the South African SDG Policy Support Initiative and the Master's in Development Practice. His research focuses on the link between leadership and the achievement of ambitious agendas such as the Sustainable Development Goals. His research can be viewed on Google Scholar. His professional background is available on his LinkedIn profile.

E-mail: [email protected]




Dr Pieter Conradie
Programme Lead: Leadership in Accountability and MPhil (Responsible Leadership)
Academic qualifications: BCom Accounting (UP), HED (UP), Dip Advanced Accounting (UNISA), BCom Hons CTA (UNISA), CA (SA), MPhil Responsible Leadership (UP), PhD (Accounting)
Pieter previously worked as an accountant, auditor and management consultant at a variety of public and private sector organisations. 
Curriculum Vitae

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


Ben van der Merwe
Programme Lead: Leadership in Context
Lecturer & PhD Candidate
Academic qualifications: BA (Philosophy, Political and Economic Sciences), BA Honours Philosophy, MPhil Business and Professional Ethics.
Ben’s core research interests are within the field of critical management studies, critical leadership studies, sustainable development and alternative economic systems. 
Curriculum Vitae

Tel:       +27 12 420 4373
Fax:      086 563 2245
E-mail:  [email protected]
Dr Yolande Steenkamp
SDSN Manager: SA Network
Academic qualifications: BTh (UP) Cum laude, MA. Ancient Languages and Cultures (UP) Cum laude, MDiv (UP) Cum laude, MTh UP Cum laude (UP), PhD (UP)
Tel:       +27 12 420 6962
E-mail:  [email protected]




Dr Dominique Mystris
Manager: SDG Policy Initiative
Academic qualifications: LLB Law, LLM Public International Law, PhD Law
E-mail: [email protected]


Carto Swarts
Operations Lead
PhD Candidate
Academic qualifications: BAdmin Public Administration, PGDip Communication Management (UP), MPhil Communication Management 
Tel:       +27 12 420 4271
E-mail:  [email protected]


Samantha Rabie
Postgraduate Coordinator: MPhil (Responsible Leadership)

Academic qualifications: BAdmin (Public Management and Public Administration), PGDip (Communication Management), MPhil (Communication Management)

Tel:      +27 (0)12 420 3816
Email:   [email protected]



André Kleynhans

Operations Manager: Masters in Development Practice

Academic qualifications: BSc Actuarial and Financial Mathematics; BScHons Mathematical Statistics

Email: [email protected]



Elma Akob
Head of Marketing and Communications

Academic qualifications: BCom Law, BCom (Hons) Communication Management, MPhil Strategic Business Management 

Tel:      +27 83 538 5638
Email:  [email protected]




Dr Tumeka Matshoba-Ramuedzisi 

Senior Researcher

Academic Qualifications: BBusSc, Finance and Accounting; HDipAcc, Accounting; Mcom Computer Auditing; PhD, Leadership.



Last edited by Elma Akob Edit