Meet the distinguished ambassadors of the BRICS+ Universities Association, dedicated advocates fostering collaborative initiatives among BRICS+ countries with unparalleled personal commitment
Wiseman Jack

Visionary Leader, Acumen Strategist, Global Higher Education Expert & Independent Consultant & BUA Ambassador and Partnership Liaison for Africa

Wiseman is a seasoned professional in higher education with extensive experience in managing and leading international projects. He is the Past President (2021-2022) of International Education of South Africa, having served in different capacities such as a Deputy President, Council Member and Chair of Directors’ Forum among other roles. Wiseman is a visionary leader and a strategist who is passionate about inclusive internationalization of higher education. His professional experience spans over 30 years in both corporate sector and academia as at various capacities. He also serves as a Consultant and Advisor for internalization of higher education in the African continent with specific interest in harmonization of education, intra-Africa mobility, collaborative partnership projects and resource mobilization.

Independent Consultant

International Education of South Africa (IEASA)

Durban University of Technology (South Africa)

Dr Masamba Kah
Inspiring Speaker, Passionate Educator, Talented Researcher, Head of the International Industrial and Educational Partnerships, Senior Academic, International Expert & Impassioned Musician

Masamba holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science (University of Surrey, UK). In the framework of his research, Dr. Mosamba has focused on novel methods for Solar cell efficiency, New Materials for Solar Cells and Environmentally friendly utilization of solar cells. He is currently the coordinator of nuclear education programs for consortium of State Corporation Rosatom universities responsible for development of collaborative projects in research and education.


Peoples' Friendship University of Russia named after Patrice Lumumba (Russia)

Vladimir Gryaznov

Brilliant Networking Specialist, Keen Traveler, Enthusiastic Partnership Initiator, International Expert & Lecturer

With a decade of expertise in International Higher Education, Vladimir passionately advocates for global university cooperation, finding joy in forging connections, and spearheading collaborations to foster transformative partnerships in developing countries.

Ural Federal University (Russia)

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