Hayley Petersen

Hayley Petersen-Jones

Strategy and Performance Management at the Leago Group


Bachelor of Social Science (University of Cape Town)

Masters of Social Science (University of Cape Town)

Areas of Expertise

Research, Strategic Project Management, Stakeholder engagement, Strategy Development and Execution, Policy Analysis


She has experience within the academic, private and public sectors. She is the coordinator/operations manager at the Centre for Public Enterprises (CPE) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (Wits). The centre falls under the Wits Graduate School of Public and Development Management (P&DM), and aims to be a leading institution of knowledge production and expertise around Public Enterprises. Previously she has worked at the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, initially as an intern in the Intuitions Supporting Democracy Unit, and then as a Research and Admin Assistant within the Deputy Speakers Office – both of which fall under the Speaker’s Office in the National Assembly. Hayley also holds a certificate in Project Administration and a certificate in Marketing from UCT as well.