Richard Chivaka, Associate Professor of Business Strategy & Supply Chain Management, University of Cape Town - Graduate School of Business
Dr. Richard Chivaka is an Associate Professor of Business Strategy & Supply Chain Management at the University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business. He teaches strategy on the MBA programme, as well as on number of Executive Education programs. He is the Director of Spark Health, a program based at the Graduate Business School which support national governments’ vision to eliminate mother to child transmission of HIV (eMTCT). He has led the Spark Health’s team response to National responses in Lesotho, South Africa, Malawi, and to Saving One Million Lives in Nigeria. Over five years of deep programming and mentorship to national and district health officers responding to the HIV epidemic, Spark Health focuses on how to innovatively respond to national elimination goals in a sustainable, systems based, people-centered, and impact driven manner.
Dr. Chivaka is also the Director for the Johnson & Johnson Southern Africa Management Development Institute, a healthcare leadership programme that is offered in conjunction with UCLA. In 2014, he became the inaugural Research Scholar and visiting Professor of the Stanford Business School’s Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED) at the Stanford University. Dr. Chivaka has served as the Deputy Dean for the Faculty of Commerce within the University of Cape Town. He has a deep passion to creatively explore how academic, leadership, management, and business tools can be applied collaboratively to build sustained and improved health services and systems for all people.
Lunch will be served.
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This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School's Center for Health and Wellbeing.