Prof Mark Swilling

Stellenbosch University
South Africa

Mark Swilling is Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Development in the Centre for Sustainability Transitions (CST) in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Stellenbosch and Co-Director of the Centre ( His latest book is The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World (London and New York: Routledge, 2020). He is a member of UNEP’s International Resource Panel acting was Chairperson of the Board of the Development Bank of Southern Africa until October 2023. He was appointed by the President of South Africa as a member of the National Planning Commission for five years in 2021.

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