Cecile Gerwel Proches

Associate Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Cecile Gerwel Proches is an academic in the Graduate School of Business and Leadership at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). She holds a PhD (Leadership Studies), MCom (Leadership Studies), BCom Hons (Industrial and Organisational Psychology), and BCom (Majoring in Business Management and Industrial and Organisational Psychology). Her research, supervisory and consulting interests include leadership, change management, organisational behaviour, training and development, systems thinking and complexity theory. Cecile has presented at various national and international conferences, and has published a number of papers in academic journals.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal


  • 2015 
    University of KwaZulu-Natal, PhD (Leadership Studies)
  • 2010 
    University of KwaZulu-Natal, Master of Commerce (Leadership Studies)
  • 2005 
    Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, BCom Honours (Industrial & Organisational Psychology)
  • 2004 
    University of Port Elizabeth, BCom (majors in Business Management, and Industrial and Organisational Psychology)