Stanley Maphosa is the international and national liaison manager of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). His work covers science diplomacy, internationalisation of science, science advice and science communication. He previously worked for twelve years at World Vision International in South Africa and Southern Africa, from grassroots to senior management level. Stanley is studying for a PhD in Social Sciences. He holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies, Post Graduate Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance, Honours in Development Studies, BA in English and Communication Studies, and a Diploma in Primary Education, all from various universities.
Stanley is the founder, MD and principal investigator of S3R Consulting, established in 2006. S3R Consulting is involved in consulting, training, and coaching, helping churches, NPOs, the private and public sector in strategy development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, fundraising, campaigns, community development, leadership training and advocacy. He is the founder, convener and publisher of the Christian Business and Services Directory (CBSD). He serves in the leadership team at Rhema North Bible Church’s Western District.
He is an author, a recording artist, a former journalism lecturer and former producer and presenter of Christian youth programmes with Trans World Radio. He is also the founder member and former public relations director of All Believers in Christ Ministries. In ministry he has worked as a church leader and pastor since 1987 at the African Gospel Church, the Gospel Assembly Church, Glad Tidings Fellowship and Watchmen Ministry. He is president of the All Believers in Christ Fellowship of Ministers and Individuals (ABC-FMI).
Stanley is married to Soneni and they are blessed with two children, Shekinah Mayibongwe (23) and Rejoice Nozuko (20).