Mr. Mikatekiso Kubayi
Mr Mikatekiso Kubayi is a researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue associated with UNISA (IGD). He is also a fellow at the Institute for Pan African Thought and Conversation (IPATC) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) as well as a PhD Candidate, also at UJ. He is an avid researcher on Power and its dynamics in the international system and specialises in the global political economy of finance. The title of his PhD research is ‘The Role of the NDB as a Development Finance Institution in Support of the BRICS Reform and Development Agenda’. He previously worked as Political Advisor in the Speaker’s Office under Hon Max Sisulu (Speaker of the National Assembly RSA for six years). He holds a master’s degree in Global Political Economy from the University of Sussex (UK). He has a chapter (Chapter 3) titled ‘BRICS, structural power and the BRICS bank as a potentially progressive instrument for a passive revolution’ in the published book ‘The Political Economy of Intra-BRICS Cooperation – Challenges and Prospects’ (Palgrave MacMillan).