Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa

Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa

This sustainability centre is part of NBS's Sustainability Centres Community, representing business schools from around the world. Find out more

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Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa 

University of Stellenbosch Business School
University of Stellenbosch 


The mission of the centre is to develop both the compliance and the performance aspects of directors’ attitudes, knowledge and skills, as well as the link between corporate governance, business ethics and total organizational performance.

Main Activities

The Centre has four major focus areas:

Organizational Structure 

The centre comprises a chairperson (Prof. Bob Garratt), director (Daniel Malan), visiting research fellows and an administrative assistant (Sunelle Hanekom).

The visiting senior research fellows are Thina Siwendu (director of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr’s Corporate and Commercial practice, focusing on Corporate Governance), Lynn McGregor (an experienced board director, consultant, and author of “The Human Face of Corporate Governance”), Dr Victor Prozesky (Vice President: Business Development and Human Resources at Outotec and former partner at Heidrick & Struggles), Deon Botha (corporate governance specialist at the Public Investment Corporation), Achieng Ojwang (Senior Manager at National Business Initiative) and Cornis van der Lugt (Geneva-based consultant and former coordinator of UNEP's Resource Efficiency sub-programme).

The members of the advisory panel are: Sir Mark Moody-Stuart (former chairman of Anglo American and chairman of the board of the UN Global Compact Foundation), Ollie Williams (Professor at the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame University and member of the UN Global Compact Foundation Board), Mervyn King (chairman of the King Committee on Corporate Governance and chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council), Stephen Davis (former director of the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at Yale University, currently associate director of the Harvard Law School Programs on Corporate Governance and Institutional Investors), Martin Hilb (former head of the Center for Corporate Governance at the University of St Gallen), Paul Lee (former director of Hermes Equity Ownership Services and currently Head of Investment Affairs, National Association of Pension Funds in the UK) ), and Eon Smit (former USB director).


Daniel Malan