The CHI Governing Board is responsible for the strategic direction and high-level control of the Cape Heart Institute (CHI) and shall take decisions, based on input from the two Directors, and will be advised by the Scientific Advisory Board Members.
Prof. Sue Harrison, UCT Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation (ex officio)
Prof. Lionel Green-Thompson, Dean, UCT Faculty of Health Sciences, (Chair)
Prof. Liesl Zühlke, Acting Deputy Dean Research, UCT Faculty of Health Sciences
Prof. Karen Sliwa-Hahnle, Director CHI
Prof. Ntobeko Ntusi, Head of the Department of Medicine, UCT
Scientific Advisory Board
The CHI Scientific Advisory Board has been established for the active participation of external organisations and scientific experts. The Board is responsible for advising the Governing Board in strategic and scientific matters.
Prof. Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner
Prof. Theo Kofidis
Prof. Ana Olga Mocumbi
Prof. Peter Schwartz
Prof. Kit Vaughan
Prof. Yadong Wang
Prof. Magdi Yacoub
Prof. Derek Yellon
Prof. Thomas Zeltner
The CHI Management Committee assists the Directors with the management of the CHI, incl. operational budgets. The committee comprises the CHI directors and the leaders of the CHI research group.