Prof Muxe Nkondo Long Profile

Gessler Moses Nkondo (Prof):

Abridged CV

  1. Professional Positions
  2. Vice Chancellor and Principal, University of Venda (1994 – 2005)
  3. Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice Principal ( Academic Affairs), University of the North (1991- 1993)

 

  1. Honours and Awards
  1. Andrew Mellon Fellow in English, Harvard University
  2. One of the 500 scholars from Africa and the Diaspora invited by the African Union to participate in a conference in Dakar, Senegal, on the role of intellectuals in Africa’s development (2004)

 

  1. Visiting Professor and Lecturer
  1. Harvard University, Oxford University, Northeastern University (Boston, USA), Northwestern University (Chicago, USA), Colorado College at Colorado Springs,   University of Connecticut (USA).

 

  1. Experience in Policy Development and Policy Implementation in South Africa
  1. Invited by the Department of Public Service and Administration to develop a conceptual framework for the Community Development Workers Program
  2. Member of the Premier’s Provincial Development Oversight Committee, Limpopo Province (1999 – 2004).
  3. Chairperson of the Think Tank that drafted the analytical framework for the development of Ubuntu as Public Policy in South Africa (National Heritage Council).
  4. Chairperson of the Technical Team and Reference Group that drafted the Indigenous Knowledge Systems National Policy (Department of Science and Technology)
  5. Chairperson of the Technical Team and Reference Group that drafted the Library and Information Services Transformation Charter (Department of Arts and Culture)
  6. Chairperson of the Technical Team and Reference Group that drafted the Heritage Transformation Charter (National Heritage Council).
  7. Member of the Panel of Experts that drafted the National Sustainable Development Strategy (Department of Tourism and Environmental Affairs)
  8. Member of the Panel of Experts that drafted the City of Tshwane Growth and Development Strategy
  9. Member of the Panel of Advisers, Department of Housing (2008-2009) and current Chairperson of the Limpopo Housing Advisory Panel
  10. Chairperson of the Think Tank appointed by the National Heritage Council, the Nelson Mandela Museum and the Eastern Cape Provincial Government to draft the analytical framework for the development of the Liberation Heritage Route in South Africa
  11. Member of the Duncan Village Massacre Public Hearings Panel appointed by the National Heritage Council.
  12. Coordinator of the Panel of Experts that drafted the Policy on Living Heritage (Department of Arts and Culture)

 

  1. Membership on Boards and Executive Councils of National and International Organisations.
  2. Board of Directors of a new Research Center based in Dakar, Senegal, entitled, Pan-African Studies Research Center in International Relations and Education for Development
  3. Board of Directors of Arts and Culture South Africa
  4. Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the South African Chapter of the African Renaissance Institute (SACAR).
  5. Executive Committee, Higher Education South Africa
  6. The Africa and Middle East Council of the International Association of University Presidents.
  7. Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Advisory Panel of USAID — Tertiary Education Linkages Project (TELP)
  8. Board Member of the African Institute of South Africa.
  9. President of the Women’s Development Business and Micro-Finance, (2001-2005). Continues to serve on the Board.
  10. Member of the Steering Committee of the Micro-Finance Fund, a project of the Department of Trade and Industry
  11. Member of the Organising Committee of the African Civil Society Organisation, with its headquarters in Yaoundé, Cameroon, which has taken the initiative to recommend factors to be considered in drafting the Constitution of the African Union.
  12. The National Small Business Advisory Council (Department of Trade and Industry)
  13. Chairperson of The Native Club 2006 – 2012
  14. Chairperson of the Board of the National Library of South Africa
  15. Chairperson, Gauteng E-Tolls Advisory Panel
  16. Anchor for the Eastern Cape Planning Commission