Brand South Africa's Global South Africans would like to congratulate Peter Hain on his appointment as Visiting Adjunct Professor at Wits University Business School where he visited and lectured last week.
Peter said "I'm delighted to have been appointed to help teach Wits Business School students the importance for successful businesses of social responsibility, environmental protection, globalisation and governmental relations."
Peter Hain's childhood was spent in South Africa and he was a British MP for 24 years before joining the House of Lords last year.
From 1997 he served in the UK Government for 12 years, 7 of these in the Cabinet. He negotiated the 2007 settlement to end the conflict in Northern Ireland and was a Foreign Minister with successive responsibilities for Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
From chairing the United Nations Security Council and representing the UK in negotiating international treaties, to domestic policy as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Energy Minister, Leader of the House of Commons, his experience is widespread.
He is Chairman of the Donald Woods Foundation charity which works in the Transkei.
He was a British leader of the anti-apartheid movement, the child of South African parents jailed, banned and forced into exile during the freedom struggle.
Last year in Pretoria he was given the OR Tambo National Award for his 'most excellent contribution to the liberation struggle'.
His memoirs, Outside In, were published in 2012.
For more information please visit his website