Dr Gugu Moche

Dr Moche is the Group Executive: Digital Transformation; Acting Deputy CEO: Research, Innovation, Impact Support and Advancement. Dr Moche brings to this portfolio a wealth of leadership and management skills, having spent more than 20 years in Higher Education Institutions both nationally and internationally.

Dr Moche holds a PhD from Howard University in Washington DC, USA, in Pure Mathematics focusing on Topological Semigroups, and is a member of the South African Mathematical Society as well as the American Mathematical Society. She came to the NRF in 2020 with a long history of academic leadership. Previous positions held include serving as an Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Deputy Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning. She has led and implemented several strategic initiatives intended to transform organisational cultures.