It is with great pleasure that we wish to congratulate Dr Tony Matchaba-Hove, on successfully obtaining his PhD during the April 2020 graduation period.


Dr Matchaba-hove is the Head of Department for Business Management and a member of the Family Business Unit at the Nelson Mandela University. Dr Matchaba-Hove is also a lecturer on both undergraduate and post-graduate financial planning programmes and is a former emerging excellent teacher of the year for the Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences.

His thesis which is titled, “A framework for enhancing the transgenerational potential of Indigenous African family businesses”, provides a deeper insight into practices implemented among successful indigenous African family businesses, as well as the context in which these businesses operate. This has made a valuable contribution to the field of family business research.

Contact information
Dr Tony Matchaba-Hove
Head of Department and Senior Lecturer in Business Management
Tel: 041 504 4064