Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Resources and Operations

Dr Gary Paul

Dr Gary Paul

Dr Paul holds a number of qualifications, including a Higher Diploma in Education; a BA Degree; an MTech (Human Resources) (cum laude); an LLM (Labour Law); and a DTech (Human Resources).

His employment history includes service as Human Resources (HR) Specialist and HR Manager at Ford Motor Company SA; Regional HR Manager at South African Revenue Services (SARS); Group HR Manager at Powertech Battery Group; Executive Director (ED): HR, and Acting ED: Operations at Nelson Mandela University (NMU). Most recently, he was employed as Partner/Director: People and Organisation at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Other achievements and special awards include the Six Sigma Black Belt, which he obtained in 2001 in Cologne, Germany; the American Council on Education Fellowship (ACE) (2009/2010); membership to the Honorary Golden Key Society; serving as panel member of the Professional and Administrative and Support Staff Review of the HR Directorate at the University of Cape Town; panel member of the Sociology Department Review at Rhodes University; Chairman of the Mining Qualification Authority (MQA) Remuneration Committee; board member of eNtsa Technology Innovation Agency at NMU; Chairman of HRREMCO for Cricket Eastern Cape; board member and Chairman of HRREMCO of the Warriors Cricket Franchise; President of NMU Cricket Club from 2009 to 2015; board member of the Automotive Industrial Development Centre (AIDC); Chairman of AIDC HRREMCO and its Ethics Committee; and board member and member of HRREMCO of the Nelson Mandela Bay Chamber of Commerce.

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Updated: 08 May 2018

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