Alumni Events

Presented by Prof Meshach Aziakpono and Prof Mark Smith

Facilitated by the Alumni Association West Africa Chapter

Join us for this special networking event with Prof Meshach Aziakpono and Stellenbosch Business School Director, Prof Mark Smith, which follows the Masterclass to be presented on the same day.


Date: Tuesday, 19 July 2022

Time: 17:00 – 21:00 (CAT | GMT+2)

Venue: Eko Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria

Enquiries: Lizelle Kannemeyer | [email protected]


Prof Meshach Aziakpono

Professor of Development Finance at the Stellenbosch Business School

Meshach Aziakpono (PhD) is a Professor of Development Finance. He obtained a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics and Statistics with a Second Class Hons Upper Division in 1994 at the University of Benin; a Master of Science degree in Economics in 1998 at the University of Ibadan, and a PhD in Economics in 2008 at the University of the Free State. His research has focused on the broad areas of financial integration and financial sector development and monetary policy issues in Africa with strong emphasis in applied econometrics.

Prof Mark Smith

Director at Stellenbosch Business School

Mark Smith is the incoming Director at Stellenbosch Business School (South Africa). He was previously Faculty Dean at Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) as Professor Human Resource Management where he was also Director of the Doctoral School, Head of Department, and research team leader. Prior to working in France he worked at Manchester Business School (UK). His research interests focus on careers, gender, labour market policy & outcomes,  working conditions, working-time, and work-life integration.

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