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Paul Tiyambe Zeleza
Paul Tiyambe Zeleza currently serves as Associate Provost and North Star Distinguished Professor at Case Western Reserve University, a leading American research university. His immediate past appointment was at the United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya as Vice Chancellor (President) and Professor of the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Mr Daan du Toit
Deputy Director-General: International Cooperation and Resources, Department of Science and Innovation,
Daan du Toit started his career in the South African Government with the then Department of Foreign Affairs where he trained as a diplomat. Since 2002 he has been attached to the Department of Science and Innovation, where he has notably served as the Department’s representative in Europe, based in Brussels. In 2014 he was appointed as Deputy Director-General responsible for the portfolio International Cooperation and Resources.