New HSRC Staff

 
MS FAITH KOBO

Ms Faith Kobo who has been appointed as chief risk officer, previously held the position of enterprise risk analyst and deputy director of risk management at the National Treasury. She holds a post-graduate qualification in governance, risk and compliance from the University of Johannesburg.

MS YOLISWA NOTSHE

Ms Yoliswa Notshe, previously the HIV/aids coordinator at ActionAID International, Johannesburg, has been appointed as a research manager in the HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections and TB programme. She holds an MA in Social Work at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (formerly the University of Port Elizabeth).

DR DORINA ONOYA

Dr Dorina Onoya, who obtained her PhD in Public Health from Maastricht University in the Netherlands, has been appointed as a senior research specialist in the HIV/AIDS, STI and TB programme. Before joining the HSRC, she was a project coordinator at the Health Promotion Research and Development Unit of the Medical Research Council.

PROFESSOR IVAN TUROK

Prof Ivan Turok, accorded a B1-rated scientist by the National Research Foundation, has been appointed as a deputy executive director in the Economic Performance and Development division. He obtained a PhD in Economics from the University of Reading in the UK (1997). Before joining the HSRC he was professor and research director in the department of urban studies, University of Glasgow (UK). He is also an honorary professor at the Universities of Cape Town and Glasgow.

MS CHARLOTTE IMANI

Ms Charlotte Imani has been appointed as editorial project manager in the HSRC Press. She holds an MA in English Literature at the University of Johannesburg (formerly the Rand Afrikaans University). Before joining the HSRC in April 2010, she was the education publishing manager at Pearson Southern Africa.