Ethics related to Politics
Professor Piet Naude regularly speaks at business and civil society conferences and has done consulting work for national and international listed companies on issues of ethics and governance.
He holds an MA in Philosophy (cum laude) and a Doctoral degree in Theology from the University of Stellenbosch.
He is a Professor of Ethics and former Vice-Rector: Academic at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth.
On 1 September 2014, Professor Naude was appointed as Director of the Stellenbosch University Business School (USB).
Professor Naude is a rated scientist by the National Research Foundation of South Africa and has published over 90 articles in accredited journals and presented more than 100 papers at national and international conferences.
His monograph on the Belhar confession was awarded the Andrew Murray- Desmond Tutu prize for theological-academic literature in 2011.
He is the past president of the Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa) and also the African representative on the executive committee of ISBEE, the International Society for Business, Ethics and Economics.
Professor Piet Naude has been writing a weekly column for The Eastern Province Herald for the last nine years. In 2011 he won the national Vodacom Journalist of the Year competition for his work as a columnist. Times Media published a collection of these columns entitled, Reading between the (head) lines, in October 2014.