Oscar van Heerden is a scholar of International Relations, where he focusses on International Political Economy, with an emphasis on Africa, and SADC in particular. His work experience over the last two decades has been in Strategic Support at the ANC Head Quarters in the late 1990’s, the South African Qualifications Authority in 2000 and since then as an independent Management consultant in his own company, Kelello Consulting working mostly but not exclusively with various government departments, in particular the Security Cluster. He is the author of Consistent or Confused – The Foreign Policy Years of Thabo Mbeki, 1995-2007.
 Recipe for a president (New School Hall)
 Colour me human (Travellers’ Lodge)
 The Cradock Four (Hospice Hall)