Sibusiso is an experienced public health and policy practitioner with a Master of Public Health from the University of Pretoria, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Witwatersrand University and a Bachelor of Nursing Science. He has expertise in health policy, communications and advocacy, and stakeholder management and is involved in supporting regulatory harmonisation and manufacturing initiatives for the African continent.
In his current role, Sibusiso is PATH’s Director of External Affairs, Africa Region and Country Representative for PATH in South Africa. His portfolio includes leading PATH’s work with regional bodies such as Africa CDC, African Union, AUDA-NEPAD and WHO Afro amongst others.
He has worked as a Public Affairs Director for the Brunswick Group – a global public relations advisory firm that helps clients navigate the interconnected worlds of business, politics, and society to build trusted relationships with all stakeholders.
He has also worked as a Public Affairs Director for the Africa Region at Aeras, a product development partnership that focused TB vaccine development. He has worked in multiple country projects in managerial positions for more than 10 years. His experience includes working for international and local organizations including the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Pretoria, Intrahealth International where he acted as Country Director in Eswatini and as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.
He has worked for The Aurum Institute as a Health System Strengthening Technical Advisor and as a Project Director for the Tobacco Taxation Project at the University of Cape Town. Sibusiso has worked on health systems strengthening projects in South Africa, Kenya, Lesotho, Zambia, Eswatini, and Malawi. He is passionate about health equity and advancing health innovations to solve the world’s pressing challenges.