Researcher for Select Committee on Economic Development, Parliament
BCom Honours in Economics, Fort Hare 2005
Provides research and managerial support to the Portfolio Committee on its constitutional mandate of conducting oversight over the Department of Trade and Industry. This includes further processing of tabled legislation relevant to the department. Previously he was a researcher for the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry.
Prior to that he was the Deputy Manager: Fishing and Aquaculture for the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism, responsible for facilitating growth in the sector and enforcing compliance with the existing legislative framework. Before that he worked for the Western Cape Department of Agriculture as a Senior Agricultural Economist, responsible for facilitating market linkages and conducting research on the best models for linking farmers with markets.