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Yurisha Pillay, Admin & Finance Coordinator

Yurisha Pillay is the Programme Administrator at the Global Labour University Programme (South Africa), since December 2021. Prior to joining GLU, she worked in various departments across Wits, most recently servicing the Development Studies Programme between 2017 – 2021.

She has an MBA from the Wits Business School and has served in the higher education environment for over ten years. Yurisha has skilled experience in financial management and postgraduate administration.

Warren McGregor, Programme Coordinator

Warren McGregor joined GLU as a programme coordinator in 2013. He graduated from the University of the Western Cape (UWC, Cape Town) before receiving an MA in Industrial Sociology from Wits University, where his research focused on labour, trade union strategy and their struggles against privatisation.

His research interests include labour history and ideologies, working-class transformative and revolutionary strategies and movements, in particular anarchism, and syndicalism. Warren is also an activist and has worked with South African social movements and trade unions in Africa.