Senior lecturer, University of Cape Town
Marianne Camerer Giddy is a senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town‘s (UCT) Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, where she focuses on ethics, leadership, and accountability, teaching on the leadership modules of the school’s part-time and full-time masters programme in Development Policy and Practice. She also supervises masters and PhD students in the area of leadership, accountability and anti-corruption.
She holds Masters’ degrees in Public Policy and Political Philosophy from Oxford and the University of Stellenbosch, and a PhD in Political Studies (University of Witwatersrand). She was selected as a 2005 Yale World Fellow, a prestigious fellowship awarded to emerging leaders from around the world.
Giddy is regarded as an expert on anti-corruption issues. She co-founded the international NGO Global Integrity and served as international director and on the board for ten years (2005-2015). She was a founding director of the Open Democracy Advice Center (ODAC), an NGO monitoring the implementation and encouraging the use of access to information and whistleblower protection laws in South Africa. She has recently been appointed a Trustee of the Institute for Security Studies.
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