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Judy Dlamini

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MBChB(Natal), DOH(UFS),MBA(Wits),DBL(UNISA),Stanford Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certificate(Stanford University)

Chancellor of the University of Witwatersrand, former Chairman of Aspen Pharmacare Limited (Aspen), a JSE-listed South African pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor, Founder and Executive Chairman of Mbekani Group, that has been in business for more than 20 years.

Judy has worked in different sectors of the economy. After practising as a medical family practitioner for many years, she specialised in Occupational Health and consulted for different companies. She used her MBA to change careers. She worked for HSBC Investment Bank, at the Johannesburg office in the Corporate Finance division. She obtained a Doctorate in Business Leadership from UNISA in 2014 and a Stanford Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certificate in 2018.

She is a published author of Equal but Different, which was a bestseller for several weeks. She is the recipient of the African Economy Builder Lifetime Achiever Award for 2016, 2018 UNISA Leadership in Practice, 2018 AWCA Woman of Substance award recipient amongst several other awards. In 2018 she received an honorary doctorate from Nelson Mandela University. Previous board appointments include Anglo American plc, Discovery Holdings, and Woolworths Holdings. She’s the co-founder and trustee of Mkhiwa Trust, a PBO that the family uses for social investment. Judy is a wife, mother and grandmother.