School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Dr Ayanda Meyiwa

Telephone: +27 31 260 1186
Campus: Westville
Building & Room: J Block room 330


Ayanda Meyiwa joined the UKZN under the College of Law and Management Studies, School of Accounting Economics and Finance as a Developmental Lecturer on the 1st of September 2015. Currently a PhD candidate at the Graduate School of Business & Leadership, Mr A Meyiwa is a researcher in the field of Maritime Economics with special interest in port governance and port pricing. The key focus of Meyiwa’s current research is in articulating South Africa’s port doctrine for a democratic developmental state and he looks forward to widely publishing in this field and contributing tangibly to the teaching of maritime economics with the UKZN and research for industry practitioners within the field.

Academic Qualifications:

2012 B Com General in Economics, Applied Economics and Supply Chain Management, UKZN
2014 PG Diploma (Maritime Studies), UKZN
2016 M Com Maritime Studies

Research Interests:

Port Economics
Transport Economics
Regulatory Economics


  • Restructuring South Africa’s Port Governance
  • TNPAs’ Pricing Practices: The Present Case for Corporatization
  • Assessing Measures to Improve South Africa’s Port Doctrine: Pricing and Governance Reform

Useful Websites:
Ports Regulator of South Africa:
Ethekwini Maritime Cluster:
Transnet National Ports Authority:
South African Maritime Safety Association:
Community Outreach: