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My primary academic interests lie in the areas of political philosophy, applied ethics, business and public policy, with a particular interest in the intersection of these areas. I am also interested in the role that poetry can play in discovering philosophical and social intuitions.

Current Roles

  • Research Fellow, Centre for Applied Ethics, University of Stellenbosch

  • Member, Scholars & Practitioners Network, Corporate Responsibility Initiative, Harvard University


  • PhD*    Political Theory         Oxford University, UK

  • MPhil   Political Theory         Oxford University, UK

  • MSc     Political Theory         London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

  • MPA    Political Thought       Harvard University, USA

  • MSc     Finance                      London Business School (LBS), UK

  • MBA    Strategy                     Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan), USA

  • BSc     Mech. Engineering    University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

          * expected 2021



  • ‘The Justice Batting Order: When Should the Corporation Act to Remedy Injustice?’ Priority in Practice conference, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, 2018

  • ‘Poverty in all its dimensions’ (panel), Human Welfare Conference, Green Templeton College, Oxford, 2018

  • 'Rhodes Must Fall: What about the UK?' (panel), Common Ground Symposium, Oxford, 2018

  • 'Evidence in Action' (panel), Human Welfare Conference, Green Templeton College, Oxford, 2018

  • ‘The Participation Principle as Partial Grounds for Assigning Justice Responsibility to the Commercial Corporation’ Applied Ethics Group, Oxford, 2017

  • 'SME Financing' (panel), Africa Development Conference, Harvard Law School, Harvard, 2013

  • ‘Applying Business Insights to Improve School Systems,’ Harvard Education Series, Harvard, 2012


Awards & Honours

  • Entry into Regent's Park Book of Recognition, Regent's Park College, Oxford University, 2018

  • Prize for “Best MSc Political Theory Dissertation,” London School of Economics (LSE), 2014

  • Lucius N. Littauer Award, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, 2013 

Past Roles

  • Senior Lecturer, Allan Gray Centre for Values-Based Leadership, GSB, University of Cape Town

  • Tutor (Philosophy & Public Policy), Tutuor (Advanced Paper in Social Justice), Oxford University

  • Fellow, Edward S. Mason Program in Public Policy and Management, Harvard University

  • Adjunct Professor, Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand

  • Lecturer, Wits Business School, University of the Witwatersrand

  • Lecturer, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town 

  • Advisory Board, Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of the Witwatersrand

  • Elected Member, Executive of Convocation, University of the Witwatersrand

  • Director, Wits Enterprise, University of the Witwatersrand

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