University of Johannesburg: Leadership Team

Leading the University community to become the University it envisages and meet its strategic objectives, is Prof Ihron Rensburg, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, assisted by an executive management team. Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof Derek van der Merwe oversees the academic activities of the UJ, while five deputy vice-chancellors are respectively responsible for strategic and institutional planning, finance, human resources and operations, academic matters and research, innovation and advancement. Together with a registrar, nine executive deans and executive directors, these leaders constitute a team that guides the UJ in its way forward.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

CHANCELLOR
Ms WYN Luhabe, BCom (Lesotho), DCom honoris causa (Fort Hare)

VICE-CHANCELLOR
Prof IL Rensburg, BPharm (Rhodes), MA, PhD (Stanford USA)

CHAIRPERSON OF THE UNIVERSITY COUNCIL
Dr RD Marcus, BSc, MSc, PhD (Wits), Pr Eng, C Eng

PRO VICE-CHANCELLOR
Prof D van der Merwe, BA, LLB, LLD (UP)

DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR: RESEARCH INNOVATION AND ADVANCEMENT
Prof Adam Habib

DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR: ACADEMIC
Prof A Parekh, BA, BA Hons, MA (UDW), MA (Kansas USA), DPhil (UDW)

DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR: FINANCE
Prof JH Kriek, BCom, BCom Hons, MCom (RAU), GR (SA), ACMA (UK)

DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR: HUMAN RESOURCES AND OPERATIONS
Mr A Higgo, NDip (TWR), BCompt (Unisa), MBA (PU vir CHO)

DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR: STRATEGIC AND INSTITUTIONAL PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION
Prof AC Redlinghuis BA, BA Hons, MA, DPhil (UWC/UWK)

REGISTRAR
Prof ME Muller BA (Cur), BA (Cur) Hons, MA (Cur) (Unisa), DCur (RAU)