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The PESA Team

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.

Siya Biniza

Role: Executive Director
Contact: siya@politicaleconomy.org.za
Siya is a Political Economist specialising in Development Finance, Industrial Development, and Regional Integration...

Nthangeni Usisipho Biniza

Role: Media Liaison
Contact: nthangeni@politicaleconomy.org.za
Nthangeni is a Marketing and Sales consultant with experience from the financial services sector...

Serge Hadisi

Role: Research Associate
Contact: serge@politicaleconomy.org.za
Serge is an Economist with extensive research and publications on sustainable economic development focusing on social development in sub-Saharan Africa...

Inga Mtolo

Role: Editing and Research Specialist
Contact: inga@politicaleconomy.org.za
Inga is an Economist specialising in Financial Markets and Socioeconomic Research...

Sylvia Olawumi Israel-Akinbo

Role: Regional Analyst
Contact: sylvia@politicaleconomy.org.za
Sylvia is an Economist specialising in environmental and natural resource management...

Ross Oliver Douglas

Role: Editing and Research Specialist
Contact: ross@politicaleconomy.org.za
Ross is a Writer, Editor and Historian specialising in rural development in South African history...

Charl Swart

Role: Editing and Research Specialist
Contact: charl@politicaleconomy.org.za
Charl is a Political Scientist specialising in constitutional democracy...

Xolisile Tsitsi Ntuli

Role: Regional Analyst
Contact: xolisile@politicaleconomy.org.za
Xolisile is a Researcher specialising in African human security...

Tsepiso Augustinus Rantso

Role: Research Associate
Contact: tsepiso@politicaleconomy.org.za
Tsepiso is a Development Practitioner specialising in cross-sectional research, agricultural and rural development...

Ephraim Hasani Mbeletshie

Role: Regional Analyst
Contact: ephraim@politicaleconomy.org.za
Ephraim is a Developmental Economist specialising in human development and sustainable economic development focusing on Africa...

Enerst Mhlanga

Role: Junior Regional Analyst
Contact: enerst@politicaleconomy.org.za
Enerst is a Social Scientist specialising in comparative analysis of socio-political development...

Ken Kalala Ndalamba

Role: Research Associate
Contact: ken@politicaleconomy.org.za
Ken is a Researcher specialising in strategic management, organisational development and leadership...

Thabo Thandokuhle Sacolo

Role: Editing and Research Specialist
Contact: thabo@politicaleconomy.org.za
Thabo is an Economist specialising in applied economics, environmental economics and agricultural economist...

Corriesha Anandakumar

Role: Junior Regional Analyst
Contact: corrie@politicaleconomy.org.za
Corrie is an International Relations and Diplomacy practitioner...

Miguel Dos Santos

Role: Junior Regional Analyst
Contact: miguel@politicaleconomy.org.za
Miguel is a Research and Public Relations practitioner, with experience in the fields of human rights, publishing, social media and Africa-focused research...

Chimwemwe Mwage

Role: Junior Regional Analyst
Contact: chimwemwe@politicaleconomy.org.za
Chimwemwe is a Trade Policy and Trade Law expert specialising in trade negotiations, trade facilitation and regional integration...

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