He is Emeritus Professor of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University and Professor of Public Leadership at Tilburg Universities and a Professorial Fellow at Leiden University. Currently he is setting up a School for Social Innovation at the Hugenote University College in South Africa.
He held visiting academic positions at renowned universities, including the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Leiden University and Leuven University.
He is well published with more than 100 academic publications. He has completed many high level consultancies for governments globally.
He is globally involved in senior leadership education and training in governance.
Current research interests include socially innovative leadership in governance and is rated researcher in South Africa.