Prof. Dr. Jean du Plessis : Born, 1959. Qualifications: BProc (1981), LLB (1986), LLM (1986), LLD (1991). Career: Admitted as Advocate of the High Court of South Africa (1986). Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor at the University of the Orange Free State (UOVS, 1986–1991). Professor of Mercantile Law at the Rand Afrikaans University (Johannesburg, 1991–1999). Alexander-von-Humboldt Scholar (1995, 2003 and 2010). Visiting Professor at Deakin University (Australia, 1998); after migrating to Australia, Associate Professor (1999) and Professor of Law at Deakin University (2000-); Head of the Deakin School of Law (2000–2002). President of the Corporate Law Teacher Association (CLTA, 2007–2008); Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Recipient of the Anneliese Maier Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation 203-2018. Currently Director of the Centre for Comparative Corporate Governance (CCC-G), Deakin Law School.