Team

JUSTINE BURNS

PhD, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

Justine is a Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, and a research associate of the Southern African Labour and Development Research Unit. Her research interests include behavioural and experimental economics, trust and social capital, discrimination, labour markets and social networks, and intergenerational mobility. Her experimental work has focused on the effects of racial identity and income inequality on individual decision-making, as well as group co-operation in the provision of public goods. She has also published work on educational mobility, social assistance, and the impact of social networks on employment outcomes. More recently, she has completed a series of projects investigating the feasibility of a wage subsidy as a tool to promote employment in South Africa.

Education

  • PhD in Economics , University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA, February 2004
  • MPhil in Economics of Developing Countries, Cambridge University, UK, 1996

KEHILOE NTSEKHE

Masters Clinical Psychology, University of Cape Town

Kehiloe Ntsekhe has a Masters in Clinical Psychology and an interest in the field of mindfulness. Since 2003, she has consulted for the University of Cape Town in various capacities; training and facilitation of mentor programmes, adjustment processes, life skills programmes, individual coaching and psychotherapy, and more recently offering mindfulness based interventions. Since 2012, she’s been an associate for the Inspirational Development Group – a UK based company with a South African footprint in organisational and leadership development, facilitating Barclays’ values based induction programmes until 2015. Her interest and experience in diversity and inclusion includes the co-developing of a cultural diversity programme for South African children, the training of trainers for children’s diversity programmes, diversity and inclusion conversations, processes and workshops within the university setting and NGO sector.

Education

  • MA Clin Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 2002.
  • BA Honours (Psychology), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa 1999.
  • Bachelor Social Science (Psychology & Sociology), Rhodes University, South Africa, 1994.

SOLANGE ROSA

LLD, University of Stellenbosch

Solange is an independent consultant working with clients such as the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, Isandla Institute, Rockefeller Foundation and Palmer Development Group. She has a Masters degree in Law from the University of Cape Town, and a Doctorate from the University of Stellenbosch. She worked for the Western Cape government for 10 years as the head of the Policy and Strategy Unit, responsible for policy analysis, research, policy and strategy development and planning. She also initiated and managed pilot behavioral economics projects addressing energy efficiency, youth violence, after-school participation and wellness. She has expertise in constitutional law, human rights, public policy, strategy development, management of complex projects and teams, and programme design in socio-economic development.

Education

  • LLD. in Law , University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, December 2017
  • LLM, University of Cape Town, South Africa, December 2004
  • LLB, Univeristy of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, December 1995
  • BA (Psych & English), University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, December 1992