Francois Jonker

Academic Head

Francois Jonker is a learning-process designer with a background that includes engagements in various different creative disciplines including Conceptual Art, Communication Design, Illustration, Photography and Performance Art.  As founding partner and Academic Head of the Cape Town Creative Academy, Francois is well versed in the strategic development of learning programmes, curricula and teaching methodologies.  Francois’ style of facilitation is characterised by a firm belief in the power of play and a tremendous passion for creating opportunities for transdisciplinary creative collaboration. As Associate of the Creative Leadership Consultancy, Francois consults for clients such as the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders and PWC, by using prototyping tactics for concretising models for moving from strategy to implementation.


  • BA (VC), Open Window Institute
  • BA (FA) Hons, University of Pretoria
  • MA (VS) (cum laude), University of Stellenbosch