Meet our Team - Governance Innovation

Meet our Team


Prof Chris Shimbi
Prof Chris Shimbi

Prof Chris Shimbi

Prof. Chris Changwe Nshimbi is Director and SARChI (South African Research Chairs Initiative) Research Chair in the Political Economy of Migration in the SADC Region and Associate Professor in the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. His research focuses on migration, borders, regional integration, the informal economy, and water governance. He sits in on regional and international technical working groups on trade, labour, migration and water governance. He is also a member of the Platform for African European Studies (PAES).

University of Pretoria / Department of Political Sciences


Dr Leon Mwamba
Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Nelson
Senior Researcher
Michael Nguatem Belebema
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Nomzamo Malindisa
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Ms Kgomotso Komane
Research Assistant
Ms Sinazo Sijovu
Project Assistant
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