Professor Mzukisi Qobo

Professor Mzukisi Qobo is Head: Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand, where he is also a lead convenor of the Digital Governance Initiative.

In the past, he had a stint in government as chief director responsible for trade policy at the Department of Trade and Industry. He has also worked at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), where he led a programme on emerging powers and global challenges.

Mzukisi obtained his PhD from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom; MA from the University of Stellenbosch; and BA from the University of Cape Town.

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