Building Bridges, Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice, University of Cape Town
Marianne Camerer is currently the Program Director of Building Bridges, the new policy-focused research and outreach program at the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP) at University of Cape Town (UCT). Prior to joining UCT, Marianne co-founded the international anti-corruption NGO Global Integrity and serves as a trustee of The Global Integrity Trust. She previously headed anti-corruption research at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), was a founding director of the Open Democracy Advice Center (ODAC) and lectured in applied ethics at the University of Stellenbosch. Marianne has consulted for international organizations such as the World Bank and United Nations. She holds masters’ degrees in public policy and political philosophy from Oxford and the University of Stellenbosch and has published in the governance field. Her Ph.D. in Political Studies, from the University of Witwatersrand, was on “Corruption and Reform in Democratic South Africa” with a particular focus on the arms deal. Marianne is passionate about leadership development and recently qualified as an integral coach through UCT’s Centre for Coaching at the Graduate School of Business. She serves on the advisory board of the Allard Prize for International Integrity and the Centre for the Advancement of Public Integrity (CAPI) at Columbia Law School.