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UCT prof named one of world's 50 greatest leaders

Written by: Sara-Jayne King

A professor at UCT has joined a number of high profile international figures by being named one of Fortune magazine’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders for 2018.

Professor Kelly Chibale is the founder and director at Drug Discovery and Development Centre at the university.

Our core business is to do research and development for potential new medicines.

Professor Kelly Chibale, founder and director at Drug Discovery and Development Centre

Prof Chibale's work has earned him a place on Fortune magazines 50 World's Greatest Leaders, alongside the like of Bill and Melinda Gates, Serena Williams and Emmanuel Macron.

So how does the prof feel about making it on to such a prestigious list?

It was completely unexpected, so the feeling really is one of disbelief! But I'm extremely grateful.

Professor Kelly Chibale, founder and director at Drug Discovery and Development Centre

Listen to the full interview here:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : UCT prof named one of world's 50 greatest leaders




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