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.
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
Get the 10 most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show, emailed to you every Friday morning:
Recommendedby NEWSROOM AI
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Jacques Vermeulen, CEO at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA).
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews WeBuyCars founder Faan van der Walt for his weekly "ShapeShifter" feature.
The year’s best interviews of South Africa and the world’s most famous (and infamous) movers and shakers.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Pillai for his weekly (on a Wednesday) “ShapeShifter” feature.
You may not have heard of Hedy Lamarr, but you owe this 1940s Hollywood star a great deal.
Our education system is poor, leading to a proliferation of private schools, most which are unaffordable even for the middleclass.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Simon Brown, Financial Educator at Just One Lap.
Advertisers traditionally warn against working with children. In this ad it works beautifully, says ad expert Andy Rice.
It also ordered the company to pay for all the costs of the application. Bruce Whitfield interviews EWN’s Clement Manyathela.
On May 7, the Land Claims Court heard an application to have the eviction of Nomabongo Sweetness May and her family rescinded.
Staff and guests at Durbanville's Ruslamere hotel were evacuated while firefighters battled the blaze on Tuesday morning.
MEC for Social Development Sharna Fernandez says after affidavits taken and charges laid, Al-Noor orphanage has been deregistered.
Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.
The case against international petroleum giant was brought by environmental group Uzani Environmental Advocacy.