Manager: Publishing Liaison Office (PLO)
Stakeholder Relations Coordinator: Dual Higher Education Project (DHEP)
Estian currently dons two hats in his capacity at CHEC: first as Manager: Publishing Liaison Office (PLO) and second as Stakeholder Relations Officer on the Dual Higher Education Project (DHEP).
His duties as part of the PLO focus on the oversight of the copyright clearance process in deliberation with various institutional stakeholders, relevant copyright authorities as well as individual rights holders. This also includes negotiation around and consultation on copyright matters, developments and considerations on global scale, especially within higher education.
In his role as Stakeholder Relations Coordinator on the DHEP, Estian’s responsibilities centre around the enhancement of university–industry relations with the aim of establishing a customised dual higher education delivery model in the South African higher education system. This involves strategic partnership development