Prof. Viola Makin

Vi Makin is a Professor of Strategic Leadership and Governance with a doctorate from the University of Pretoria and is associated with UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL). As a respected facilitator of MBA students at SBL, Wits Graduate School of Business and the University of Maryland, Washington, and as Director and Non-Executive Director, Vi has had many opportunities to view art collections in a corporate environment. Her revived interest in contemporary African art led her to WITS Museum (WAM), which she further consolidated with research in art collections and its value by completing the Honours Degree in Curatorship at UCT.