Professor Dovhani Thakathi

Professor Thakhathi is a professor of public administration with extensive experience in teaching, research and community engagement. He has addressed many conferences and events in more than 22 countries outside South Africa. He is a chairperson of various boards, councils and university committees. Professor Thakhathi was a member of a number of national initiatives including the Nelson Mandela Presidential Review Commission which came with good recommendations on the size and shape of the new public service. Professor Thakhathi has received many academic awards.