Role: Executive Director
Siya is a Political Economist specialising in Development Finance, Industrial Development, and Regional Integration. He has an insightful understanding of the political economy of development, entrepreneurship, and public affairs for corporations and social formations. His particular interest is advocating for regional integration as the solution to slow economic growth and exposure to global finance in South Africa, driven by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Regional Integration Strategy and Roadmap.
Siya holds an M.Com. and a B.Com (Hon.) in Development Theory and Policy from the University of the Witwatersrand. He also holds a B.Soc.Sci. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Cape Town.