PhD Political Science SOAS, University of London

Lucy obtained a MA in Political Science at the University of Stellenbosch in 2004 and held the position of Projects Director at the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch for a period of two years before embarking on a PhD in Politics and International Studies at SOAS in September 2008. She returned to South Africa in September 2011 after successfully defending her thesis “Uncovering Agency: China’s Role as a Financier in Angola’s Reconstruction Programme” (published by Ashgate, London in 2013) and joined RMB in July 2012.