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Meet Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, inspiring math whiz at the head of Wits Business School

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi and President Cyril Ramaphosa.

I’ve always enjoyed mathematics and physics…

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, Director - Wits Business School

I believe these [science and business] are not two separate worlds…

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, Director - Wits Business School

Wits Business School (WBS) appointed Dr Sibusiso Sibisi as its Director and Head of the at the start of 2018.

His appointment at WBS comes after a 14-year stint as President and CEO at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Sibisi has a PhD in mathematics from Cambridge University.

He has his work cut out for him.

The 51-year-old WBS has fallen behind other South African business schools of late in terms of securing international accreditation.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Sibisi for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).

I’ve been a diligent, practising Catholic for many years…

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, Director - Wits Business School

We were in awe of him [Stephen Hawking]…

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, Director - Wits Business School

The CSIR is full of dedicated people who enjoy what they do… they’re not like the stereotype of mad scientists running amok…

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, Director - Wits Business School

It’s extremely difficult to stop doing mathematics and physics…

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, Director - Wits Business School

I think I have at least one novel in me…

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, Director - Wits Business School

Scientists can be extremely self-assured in a way that can come across as arrogance…

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, Director - Wits Business School

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