Francis Kornegay

Senior Fellow, Institute for Global Dialogue, University of South Africa

In the US, he was a documentalist at the African Bibliographic Center and also served two stints as a congressional professional staffer with members of the Congressional Black Caucus. He headed up the South African office of the African-American Institute (1994–1997), subsequently working with a number of South African think tanks before ending up at the Institute for Global Dialogue.

Lead and co-lead two South African delegations to BRICS think tank and academic forums (2011, 2012).

He is an alumnus of the Wilson Center in Washington where he finished a co-edited book on Laying the BRICS of a New Global Order. Research interests: global geopolitics, economy and ecological issues.