Kerryn is working with the Economic Development Department at the ILO to develop a policy for the social economy in South Africa. She led the Network for Social Entrepreneurs at the Gordon Institute of Business Science from 2012-2017 and is deeply immersed in the field of social entrepreneurship and how it can be realised in South Africa. She chaired the programme advisory committee of the IDC’s social enterprise fund and led the first mapping study of social enterprises in South Africa.
Kerryn is co-author of “The Disruptors, social entrepreneurs reinventing business and society”, and was appointed an Associate Editor for Emerald Emerging Markets Case Collection in 2018. She also sits on the board of the MMI Foundation, is on the editorial committee of the journal Social Business, has received numerous fellowships, and is part of the team delivering a VLIR-UOS grant in Southern Africa.