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Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Town

Tim London joined the GSB as a member of the Allan Gray Centre for Values Based Leadership in 2014 as a full time faculty member teaching and supervising students across the full range of existing programmes (PhD, MBA, MPhil, PGDip, and Executive Education). His previous work in higher education includes academic and leadership roles at the University of Cambridge (Director of Programmes); Queen's University, Belfast (Director of Education and Teaching Fellow); and Kennesaw State University (Assistant Professor).
Prior to moving into higher education, he worked in schools, a non-profit, and for one of the largest unions in the United States. He has worked in a number of US states, Northern Ireland, England, Egypt, and Saipan prior to moving to South Africa. Along with his teaching, Dr. London works with the Business Development Unit and Executive Education team to develop and run new courses. He is currently the Chair of the Admissions Committee.


  • 2014–present
    Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Business, UCT
  • 2013–2014
    Director of Programmes, Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge
  • 2008–2013
    Director of Education & Teaching Fellow, School of Education, Queen's University Belfast
  • 2006–2008
    Assistant Professor, School of Education, Kennesaw State University


  • 2016 
    University of Liverpool, MBA (Entrepreneurship)
  • 2011 
    Queen's University, Belfast, LLM (Corporate Governance and Public Policy)
  • 2009 
    Queen's University, Belfast, Post Graduate Certificate (Higher Education Teaching)
  • 2007 
    Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, Ed.D. (Leadership, Policy and Organisations)
  • 2004 
    University of Illinois-Springfield, MA (Educational Leadership)
  • 1999 
    Colgate University, BA (Psychology) and K-6 teacher licensure for NY

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