PhD candidate, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

Cecile Feront is PhD candidate at the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town. She studies how individuals and organizations engage with change toward sustainability.

She holds a Masters in Economics and Finance from Sciences Po (Paris, France) as well as an MPhil in Sustainable Development Planning and Management from Stellenbosch University (South Africa). Prior to engaging in academic research, she worked as an entrepreneur and consultant for 15 years.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    PhD candidate, UCT Graduate School of Business
  • 2014–present
    Independent researcher / lecturer, Various organizations
  • 2005–2013
    Independent director / consultant, Various organizations
  • 1998–2002
    Vice-President marketing and strategy, co-founder, Reef Software

Education

  • 2016 
    Stellenbosch University, MPhil (Cum Laude) in Sustainable Development Planning and Management
  • 1996 
    SciencesPo (Paris), Masters in Economics and Finance (Eco-Fi)

Publications

  • 2019
    The impact of frame ambiguity on field-level change, Organization Studies

Professional Memberships

  • Golden Key International Honour Society