Building a new generation

The IEJ prioritises training a new generation of activist economists.

The Board

Pundy Pillay

Pundy Pillay

Professor of Economics and Public Finance, Wits School of Governance
Dzodzi Tsikata

Dzodzi Tsikata

Director of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana
Siviwe Mhlana

Siviwe Mhlana

Labour Market Researcher at the Southern Centre for Inequality Studies, Wits University
Zane Dangor

Zane Dangor

Community activist and former Director-General of Social Development
Fiona Tregenna

Fiona Tregenna

Economics Professor, University of Johannesburg, DST/NRF South African Research Chair in Industrial Development
Lebogang Mulaisi

Lebogang Mulaisi

Labour Market Policy Coordinator at the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU)
Pali Lehohla

Pali Lehohla

Former Statistician-General of South Africa, Chairperson of African Symposium for Statistical Development
Ruth Ntlokotse

Ruth Ntlokotse

Deputy President of the National Union of Metal of South Africa (NUMSA)

The Team

Lyn Ossome

Lyn Ossome

Senior Research Specialist, Feminist Economics Lead
Neil Coleman

Neil Coleman

Senior Policy Specialist, Founding Co-Director
Basani Baloyi

Basani Baloyi

Senior Researcher, Climate, Energy and Infrastructure Programme Lead
Lindiwe Nkutha

Lindiwe Nkutha

Finance and Operations Manager
Bandile Ngidi

Bandile Ngidi

Rethinking Economics Project Lead
Busi Sibeko

Busi Sibeko

Researcher, Budget Project Lead
Brian Kamanzi

Brian Kamanzi

Researcher, Energy Policy Lead
Katrina Lehmann-Grube

Katrina Lehmann-Grube

Junior Researcher