Dr Liapeng Matsau
Deputy Director, Human Sciences Research Council
Liapeng Matsau is the Manager of Reporting, Strategy and M&E at the South African Qualifications Authority, and previously was the Deputy Director in the Research Directorate at SAQA. Before joining SAQA, Liapeng was the Deputy Director in Office of Deputy CEO of Research at the Human Sciences Research Council, promoting Research Integrity and supporting Strategy and Planning. She recently formed part of the Expert Group on the Freedom of scientific research, OECD-GSF project “Integrity and security in the global research ecosystem: Managing conflicts of interest and conflicts of commitment”. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Edinburgh and has worked as Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Luxembourg, researching multiculturalism in higher education.