Dr. Jill Bogie

Director: GIBS Sustainability Initiatives Africa

Gordon Institute of Business Science

Dr Jill Bogie’s teaching portfolio has a focus on strategy, strategic foresight and sustainability and she teaches on the core courses of the MBA and the MPhil (Corporate Strategy) programmes.  The topics include the environment of business; business purpose; business models; creating shared value; tackling complex global challenges; complexity and systemic thinking; futures thinking; multi-stakeholder collaboration and partnerships. Dr Bogie also teaches research methodology. 

Dr Bogie also holds a responsibility for championing the PRME activities at GIBS. PRME is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact that focuses on the Principles for Responsible Management Education and integrating the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the activities of business schools and universities.

With 40 years of business experience, more than 25 of those at executive level, she has a range of experience from large corporates with international operations to small businesses and in sectors ranging from financial services, manufacturing, direct selling, FMCG and professional services. Dr Bogie has travelled around the world to present executive training programmes in several African countries as well as Russia, the Middle East, Iberia, and the UK. 

By combining her business experience and research, Dr Bogie’s current focus is on developing new thinking and innovative approaches to building the sustainability agenda into core business strategy to address the complex global challenges of the 21st century.