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]
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. 

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. 
Tel:       +27 12 420 4373
Fax:      086 563 2245
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]



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: Bachelor of Business Science Finance and Accounting

HDipAcc Accounting

Mcom Computer Auditing

PhD Leadership

Email: [email protected]


Kamagano Sethono

Assistant Network Manager: SDSN SA

Academic Qualifications: Bachelor of Theology (Cum laude)

Bachelor of Theology Honours (Cum laude)

Masters of Theology (Cum laude)

Email: [email protected]

Ruvimbo Musiyarira 

Operations Manager: Masters in Development Practice

Academic Qualifications: BAdmin (International Relations)

BAdmin (Hons) Public Administration and Management

MPhil (Public Administration and Policy)

Email: [email protected]

Priscilla Morley 

Network Manager: SDSN South Africa

Academic Qualifications: BA Social Science

BA Social Science (Hons) 

Masters in Development Practice

Email: [email protected]

Dr Stanley Ntakumba

Programme Lead: MPhil (Development Practice)

Lead: Sustainable Development Goals Hub and Policy Support Initiative

Qualifications: BA(Ed), BA (Hons), PGDip (Information Management), MSc (with distinction), MBL, PhD in Leadership

Title of doctoral thesis: "Responsible Leadership and Inter-Organisational Partnerships: A Relational Social Constructionist Leadership Lens"

Dr Ntakumba's current research interest is on leadership in partnerships and its implications for development practice (related to SDGs 16 and 17)

Email: [email protected] 

Zama Moyo 

Project Associate: South African Policy Support Initiative

Email: [email protected]

Prof Tanya van Wyk  

Lead: Women's Leadership Programme 

Email: [email protected]




Dr Camille Castelyn 

BTh (Bachelor of Theology)

MDiv (Master of Divinity)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Ministry Formation,
Certificate of Professional Achievement in Bioethics 
PhD (Health Ethics)

Dr Antoinette van der Merwe

Dr.Sc ETH Zurich in Development Economics

MCom Economics 

BcomHons Economica

BA Value and Policy

Email: [email protected]