Associates and Advisors

Professor Brian Figaji - Associate

Years of experience in Education and Business

  • Served as one of thirteen members on the Council on Higher Education Size & Shape Task Team, which was commissioned by the Minister of Education
  • Retired as Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Peninsula Technikon
  • Non-executive Chairman of I&J Ltd one of the largest fishing companies in SA.
  • Chairs a group of entrepreneurs operating within the BEE space under the name of MARIB Pty Ltd.
  • Chair of WESGRO the Trade, Tourism and Investment Agency for the Western Cape
  • Past Director of Nedbank Pty Ltd
  • Past Chair of Cape Lime Pty Ltd
  • Past member of the Board of the DBSA (Development Bank of Southern Africa).


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