As Executive Director, Siya focuses on extending the impact of PESA’s work. He challenges the organisation to broaden its reputation of accessible political economy analysis and contribution towards policy solutions that promote SADC regional integration and sustainable development in Africa. A champion of PESA’s vision, Siya has co-authored a number of publications. He has an insightful understanding of political economy, regional integration, and public policy.
Siya has also served as a Founding Chairperson of the Caswill Body Corporate and the Deputy Chairperson of Independent Development Trust. Siya’s work has been recognised through prestigious awards and fellowships from institutions such as the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, the Public Affairs Research Institute, Economic Research Southern Africa and the South African Department of Trade, Industry and Competition. Siya holds a B.Soc.Sci. (PPE) from the University of Cape Town and an M.Com. in Development Theory and Policy from the University of the Witwatersrand.
- Biniza, S. 2021. ‘It Takes a Pandemic: Debt Relief in Response to COVID-19’, in COVID-19 Africa Public Finance Response Monitor P. Krause & D. Serebro (eds.), CABRI Secretariat: Centurion. Available At: https://www.cabri-sbo.org/.
- Biniza, S. 2020. ‘Macroeconomic Trends and Policy Context: Creating a Conducive Policy Environment for BEE’, in Beyond Tenderpreneurship: Rethinking Black Business and Economic Empowerment, A. Cawe & K. Mabasa (eds.), MISTRA: Johannesburg. Available At: https://mistra.org.za/.
- Biniza, S. & Tsebe, M. 2015. ‘Analysing Total Factor Productivity Growth for South Africa’s Manufacturing Sector Using a DEA-Based Malmquist Productivity Index’, South African Journal of Economics, Vol. 83, Issue 1. Available At: http://2015.essa.org.za/.