Dr Stanley Maphosa is the International Liaison Manager at the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the Coordinator of TWAS-SAREP.
Stanley leads the International Liaison Programme of the academy that is responsible for strategic partnerships with global science networks, Overseas Collaborations, African Collaborations, Gender in Science, Technology and Innovation, as well as Young Scientist Liaison. The team is also responsible for hosting the South Africa Chapter of the Organisation of Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), The World Academy of Sciences Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP) and the International Council for Science Regional Office for Africa (ICSU ROA). Stanley previously worked for 12 years in Wold Vision International in South Africa and Southern Africa from grassroots to Senior Leadership level. Before that, he worked 15 years as a school teacher, Journalism Lecturer and part time Radio Youth Programs Producer. He holds a Masters degree in Development Studies from the University of South Africa and a Postgraduate Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.