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Lord Peter Hain

Peter Hain grew up in South Africa. Forced into exile, he became a British anti-apartheid leader. Labour MP for Neath 1991-2015, he served in Tony Blair and Gordon Brown’s governments for twelve years, seven of those in Cabinet, and joined the House of Lords in 2015.

Using British parliamentary privilege, he exposed looting and money laundering in President Jacob Zuma’s administration, informed by his government ‘’deep throat’’, and likely influenced Zuma’s resignation.

Chairman of the Donald Woods Foundation, Patron of the Canon Collins Trust and a Trustee of the Liliesleaf Trust and the Listen Charity. Peter teaches at GIBS Business School and has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Witwatersrand Business School.

The author of 24 books, including A Pretoria Boy: South Africa’s ‘Public Enemy Number One’; Mandela: His Essential Life; his memoirs Outside In; his parents’ story Ad & Wal: values, duty, sacrifice in Apartheid South Africa; The Rhino Conspiracy and Pitch Battles; Sport, Racism and Resistance written with André Odendaal.

Primary Contact:Lord Peter Hain

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