Dean: Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
Prof Morris Mthombeni is the Dean of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). Prior to this appointment, he was the Executive Director of Faculty at GIBS. As an academic, he is a senior lecturer who actively researches at the intersection of the micro-foundations of corporate strategy and corporate governance. He is one of the senior academics in the areas of environment of business, corporate strategy, and innovation at GIBS. He lectures on the Masters and Doctoral Programmes as well as on Executive Education Programmes including the flagship Global Executive Development Programme from GIBS as well as the Harvard Business School’s Senior Executive Programme Africa. Beyond the academic field, Morris has over 30 years of active experience in the financial services industry – mostly at the top management and board level (currently in a non-executive capacity).
He is an independent non-executive director at Investec Bank Limited, King Price Life, UN Global Compact Local Network South Africa and Lombard Insurance.