‘He was a man who earned respect by the way he treated people’

2012-11-29 00:00

TO many people Prof Jakes Gerwel was an intellectual and an academic. A calm thinker and a great strategist.

He was a man who earned respect not through his titles and degrees, but by the way he treated people. Despite the authority he wielded with his calm demeanour, he never considered himself more senior than anyone. One instinctive..ly respected him.

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