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Llewellyn Leonard

Professor Environmental Science, University of South Africa

Llewellyn is an environmental sociologist. He has an MSc in civil engineering (water quality and environmental management) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and a PhD in human geography from Kings College London. Llewellyn has worked on environmental issues related to industrial, medical and municipal waste, landfills, mining, air pollution, incineration, cleaner production techniques and obsolete pesticides in South Africa and internationally. His research interests include environmental justice, urban risk and governance, democracy, climate change adaptation and resilience, and sustainable urban tourism.


  • –present
    Professor Environmental Science , University of South Africa


  • 2009 
    Kings College London, PhD Geography (Environmental Justice)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Professor Environmental Science
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation