Mr Shai Makgoba (UCT)

Peter Shai Makgoba holds a Masters Degree in Public Governance and Management, and is currently Director: Risk Compliance and Relationship Management the University of Cape Town (UCT) where he is responsible for the Fees Office, Risk and Relationship Management.

Part of his responsibilities include managing Fees Office, risks to the University, its employees, customers, reputation, assets and the interests of stakeholders by identifying and managing all threats to the achievement of its objectives.

In addition, Shai is responsible for governance and oversight of all earmarked grants, liaison with some funders and ensuring compliance with their requirements, as well as fostering and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders. At UCT, Shai is part of the Risk Management Committee, Audit Committee, Finance Committee, Joint Investment Committee, Student Financial Aid Committee and Skills Development Committee.

Prior to joining the University of Cape Town, Shai was Chief Director at the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) where his responsibilities encompassed amongst others, working with universities and other stakeholders within the higher education sector, managing the review of the funding framework, developing or revising financial policies and instruments for earmarked grants for universities, and overseeing the analysis and the publication of information on the resourcing of the university system.