Powerhouse economist Thabi Leoka joins SBI Board
Economist Thabi Leoka has joined the Board of the Small Business Institute (SBI) as a non-executive director.
Thabi started her career as an Economist at Investec Asset Management in South Africa and London. She has also worked as an Emerging Markets Economist at Barclays in London and Head of Economic Research, SA at Standard Bank and was the Chief Economist for SA at Renaissance Capital.
She has a PhD in Economics from the University of London, MSc in Economics and Economic History from the London School of Economics and MA (Distinction) from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Thabi was named the Economist of The Year 2017 by ABSIP. She writes for various publication both in South Africa and internationally.