Dr Cornel Malan BA (Political Science) Advanced Diploma (Labour Law) B-Hons (Public Administration) MPA (Public Administration) PhD (Public Governance and Management) Dr Cornel Malan has 30 years’ experience in both the public and private sector in policy and process design, human resource management, statistical research, strategic planning and corporate governance. Cornel specialises in transformation, strategy and organisational design and restructuring as well as business rescue projects. As such she has been involved in SLP, BBBEE and other organisational alignment projects in the military, mining and public entity environment. Dr Malan has been responsible for ground-breaking work in several research projects, has been instrumental in establishing academic relationships with various leading universities. She holds a PhD (D Litt) in Public Management and Governance from the University of Johannesburg, as well as other qualifications in Labour Law, Political Science and Public Administration. Cornel is a qualified SAP HR consultant and has additional training in education technology & design, OD, mentoring and coaching and leadership. She was registered as a General HR practitioner by the SA Board for People Practitioners (SABPP) in 2010 and served on the Women In Mining Board for the period 2011 to 2014. Cornel also serves as a Board member for the OLDN. At present, Dr Malan is a part-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria Engineering Faculty (EBIT) as well in the UP Faculty for Economics and Management Services. In addition, she has been appointed in 2017 as Associate Lecturer on the Railway Operations Management suite of programmes delivered as a partnership with Transnet Freight Rail, University of Johannesburg and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) School for Work Based Education. In 2019, Dr Malan was appointed as an external supervisor on the Vega Schools Master of Arts in Creative Brand Leadership (MACBL). During 2020 Cornel has been appointed as Associate researcher by the UJ department of Supply Chain and Logistics Management. In addition, UNISA (Public Administration Department) confirmed her appointment as supervisor for a PhD and 2 x master’s degree students. Previously, Dr Malan was a supervisor at GIBS for DBA students, specifically with a focus on equity and transformation as well as an MBA supervisor an NMU. More recently, Cornel has been facilitating several international Strategic HR-and related courses to students from across Africa. Courses include Strategic HR, Training and Learning, HR Auditing, Organisational design & restructuring, mentoring and coaching, Multi-generational Talent Management and HR Risk Management. Cornel has been involved in the design and facilitation of customer-focused training solutions at institutions across South Africa. Dr Malan has prepared and presented various research papers at various local and international conferences regarding mining, leadership, railway safety and more recently, on HR Management.