Dr Roelof Botha

Roelof obtained Honours and Master’s degrees in economics (cum laude) at the University of Pretoria, whilst the Doctorate was completed at the University of Johannesburg. He has followed a diversified career in management accounting; financial journalism; lecturing; consulting; and economic research. He is a regular radio and television commentator & columnist on topical macroeconomic & socio-political issues and teaches economics at GIBS (part-time). In 2005, he received the prestigious Finmedia Economist of the Year award, based on the accuracy of forecasts of key economic indicators. He has been an economic advisor to PwC for the past 27 years and to CAASA for the past 20 years