Senzwesihle Ngubane

General Manager: Research

Senzo Ngubane has more than twenty years of experience as a conflict resolution practitioner, with a particular focus on conflict resolution research and writing; process advisory expertise, and direct facilitation of multi-stakeholder engagements. He holds a Post-Graduate Degree in International Relations from Rhodes University, South Africa. Ngubane joined ACCORD in 1999 where he worked until 2005. During this time he held various positions that included: Head of the Burundi Initiative (2002-2005); Manager of the Research Department (2003-2005), and editor of ACCORD’s Quarterly Publication, Conflict Trends. Ngubane then worked in the National Assembly of the Republic of South Africa from 2005-2008 as a Researcher assigned to the Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs. Between 2008 – 2011 Ngubane served in the South African Department of International Relations & Co-operation (DIRCO) as the Private Secretary to the Deputy Minister. Ngubane re-joined ACCORD in 2011 where he served as the General Manager of the Operations Department, where he was responsible for overseeing ACCORD’s conflict resolution engagements in Africa. Ngubane is currently ACCORD’s General Manager: Research overseeing ACCORD’s publications and research related activities.