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.

PESA Managers

PESA Managers provide strategic leadership and uphold good governance of the organisation. PESA operates as a hybrid decentralised team in multiple groups operating across different SADC countries. The hybrid model fosters innovation and flexibility in order to enhance efficiency and strategic unity.

Siya Biniza

Finance and Operations Director

Nthangeni Rathogwa

Development and Marketing Director

Communications Experts

PESA Communications Experts plan and execute our communications strategy. The strategy is deployed through our website and other media including broadcast, print, digital and social media platforms.

Inga Mtolo

Editing and Research Specialist

Mogale Daniel Diseko

Editing and Research Specialist

PESA Research Associates

PESA Research Associates contribute research and analysis to reports covering discursive aspects of regional integration, country analysis, sector analysis, and policy or government developments across SADC. Research Associate contribute towards the PESA Regional Integration Monitor and conduct political economy research across various sectors and different topics related to regional integration in SADC.

Serge Hadisi

Research Associate

Kudzai Tamuka Moyo

Research Associate

Vuyelwa Nkumanda

Research Associate

Michael Andina

Junior Research Associate

Khabonina Masango

Junior Research Associate

PESA Regional Analysts

PESA Regional Analysts contribute current affairs and analysis to reports covering country-specific aspects of regional integration across SADC and Africa more broadly. Regional Analysts contribute towards the PESA Editorials and provide country analysis.

Ringisai Chikohomero

Regional Analyst

Hellen Adogo

Junior Regional Analyst

Gideon Chitanga

Junior Regional Analyst

Sylvia Olawumi Israel-Akinbo

Junior Regional Analyst

Tsebo Mampuru

Junior Regional Analyst

Mandla Matshika

Junior Regional Analyst

Motlhabane Modupe

Junior Regional Analyst

Harold Msiza

Junior Regional Analyst

Onesisa Mtwa

Junior Regional Analyst

Leslie Fungai Mudimu

Junior Regional Analyst

Ignas Ngoy-Mpiana Mutombo

Junior Regional Analyst

Patience Pisirai

Junior Regional Analyst