Prof. Willem Fourie

Policy Innovation Lab Lead and Associate Professor

Dr Itai Makone

Researcher: Social Science and Policy Innovation

Dr Gray Manicom

Researcher: Data Science and Policy Innovation

Corina du Toit

Co-ordinator: Goalkeepers South Africa Network

Tinashe Chikunichawa

Intern: Goalkeepers South Africa Network

Tinomutendayi Muzondidya

Intern: Data Science and Policy Innovation

Prof. Dan Banik

Research Collaborator: University of Oslo

Dr Heide Hackmann

Research Collaborator: University of Pretoria



The Policy Innovation Lab works with the South African government, the German government, through the GIZ, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and we work with experts at all of South Africa’s 26 public universities. This project is co-funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and supported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.