Leadership Conversation with Elias Masilela – NPC Commissioner

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/07/2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Regenesys Business School

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Held regularly, the extremely popular Regenesys Leadership Conversations are open to all and offer a meeting place for leaders and the audience to network and learn more about leadership. They are created to enable knowledge exchange and development.

About our speaker
Elias Masilela (a Top 40 list, Alan Paton nominee for 2007) holds a BA degree in Social Sciences (Economics and Statistics) from the University of Swaziland, which he received in 1986 and a Master of Sciences in Economic Policy and Analysis with a specialisation in Money, Banking and International Economics from the Addis Ababa University, received in 1995. He has an impressive professional history, characterised by a deepness of understanding of the policy environment, grounded in sectoral and international matters. He has lectured, written and published widely .

His latest writing has literally re-written the history of the Kingdom of Swaziland and provided an entirely new and interesting perspective to South Africa’s liberation. The title of the book is “Number 43 Trelawney Park; kwaMagogo”. The book was amongst a few select titles identified to represent South Africa at the London Book Fair Market Focus in April 2010.

On the 8th of December, 2010, he was appointed by the President of South Africa (Jacob G Zuma) to the position of CEO, of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), effective the 1st of February 2011.

Prior to that he was Head of Policy Analysis at Sanlam. He joined Sanlam in July of 2005, following his role in the National Treasury as Act. DDG Economic Policy and leader of the social security and retirement reform programme.

On the 30th of April 2010, he was appointed by the President of South Africa, President Jacob Zuma, as one of 24 commissioners of the National Planning Commission (NPC), tasked with producing a national development plan and development vision statement for the country.

In June of 2006, he was elected to Chair the Board of the South African Savings Institute (SASI), a position he has held till March 2010. In May of 2008, he was appointed by President Thabo Mbeki to the Board of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB).

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