Our Focus Areas

PESA is a political economy think tank focused on SADC regional integration and African development.

Economic Research

We analyse of regionalism and country dynamics across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Africa more broadly, or any other customs research as required by our clients.

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Government Relations

We build constructive relationships and high-impact partnerships between governments, NGOs and private companies. And we can assist you with strategies to deal with foreign disputes.

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Public Policy & Advocacy

We provide strategic analysis, participate in public dialogues and media engagements, and assist with driving the development of public discourse through broadcast media and publications.

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The PESA Team

Siya Biniza

Finance and Operations Director

Nthangeni Rathogwa

Development and Marketing Director

Serge Hadisi

Research Associate

PESA’s impact is driven by a highly-qualified and enterprising team from diverse backgrounds. The team’s competency and experience includes international economics, international relations, law, political economy of development, politics, and state institutions. The team is also competent in driving public discourse as thought leaders commentating on current affairs in South Africa, and Africa more broadly.

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