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Wilmot James

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Wilmot James

Wilmot Godfrey James

Shadow Minister of Trade & Industry


Born 05-07-1953 in Paarl South Africa

Wilmot James is the Federal Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance. James is the Shadow Minister of Trade & Industry.


Business Address

150 St Georges Mall, Mandela-Rhodes Building 1st Fl69-83 Wale St, Cape Town, 8001


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Shadow Minister | Trade and Industry | Democratic Alliance
2012 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence




Trustee | Ford Foundation of New York
New York | 1996 - present


Previous Position(s)

Shadow Minister | Basic Education | Democratic Alliance
2008 - 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Chairperson | Cape Philharmonic Orchestra
Cape Town | 2006 - 2008

Director | Media24 | NASPERS LIMITED
2004 - 2008


Moore Visiting Professor | California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA | 2003 - 2004

Executive Director SCI | Human Sciences Research Council
Cape Town | 2001 - 2004

Academia, Education and Training


Associate Editor | Cape Argus
2001 - 2001

Publishing, Printing and Print Media


Dean | Faculty of Humanities | University of Cape Town
1999 - 2000

Academia, Education and Training


Executive Director | Institute for Democracy in South Africa
1994 - 1998

Professor of Sociology | Department of Sociology | University of Cape Town
Cape Town | 1993 - 1994

Academia, Education and Training

Educational history

Tertiary

University of Wisconsin

Completed 1982

PhD

University of Cape Town

Awarded in 2005

Honorary Professor in the Division of Human Genetics

University of the Western Cape

Completed 1977

BA Honours

University of Wisconsin

Completed 1978

MSc

Achievements

Awards

Moore Distinguished Visiting Professor | California Institute of Technology

Extraordinary Professor of Sociology | University of Pretoria

Honorary Professor of Sociology | University of Cape Town

Visiting Fellowship | American Bar Foundation

Visiting Fellowship | Indiana University

Post Doctoral Fellowship | Yale University

BA Honours Cum Laude | University of the Western Cape

Fulbright Scholar | Fullbright Commission

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