Full Name
Job Title
Executive Director, Global Compact Network South Africa
Speaker Bio
Dr Achieng Ojwang is the Executive Director of Global Compact network South Africa, a position she has held since April 2018. During this time, Dr Ojwang has re-established the Network as a formidable independent organisation and continues to raise the visibility of the Global Compact brand in South Africa.
A Sustainability Professional, she has over 15 years of experience both in academic research and actual support to companies on corporate sustainability. Dr Ojwang is passionate about gender equality human rights and social justice and most importantly, working with young people to engage both in the business space and in the public discourse, on matters sustainability.
In 2020, Dr Ojwang has been recognised for her work over the years on human rights and sustainability in Assent Compliance Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders List.
Dr Ojwang holds a Doctorate degree in Development Studies from Radboud University in the Netherlands and a Master of Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.