Dawie Roodt

Dawie Roodt is a founder, Director and Chief Economist of the Efficient Group. Dawie is a nationally renowned economist, with 30 years’ experience

He specialises in monetary and fiscal policy and is involved with the management of client asset portfolios.

Dawie is one of the most referenced economists in the media and has been the anchor presenter of the television program Ontbytsake for the past 12 years.

His academic qualifications include a Masters Degree (cum laude) in economics. Dawie’s interest in economics is not always limited to the conventional. Apart from his formal studies, he also studied communism. He was also made an honorary member of Golden Key International Honour Society (2012) and he is also a member of the Institute of Directors of South Africa.

Dawie is known for his extensive knowledge of the South African economy, his analytical nature and his exceptional communication skills. He is highly efficient in conveying complicated economic information into everyday language. Follow Dawie on Twitter

Regular television appearances, broadcasts on radio stations and comments printed and electronic media have all contributed to making him one of South Africa’s most quoted economists. He has received recognition for his achievements in in academics, broadcasting and public speaking. Dawie is also an MBA lecturer on macro-economics at the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

To balance his enthusiasm for economics, Dawie has many hobbies and interests but he will easily admit to his lifelong passion for nature. He is also a keen traveller with a special interest in the African continent, as well as being involved in various charities.

During 2007, Dawie Roodt – Economist Speaker received his national colours for powered paragliding and he represented South Africa at the World Championships in China. His other hobbies include scuba diving, pigeon shooting, ichthyology (the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish) and the odd breakfast run on a twin V. He was also awarded a lifetime honorary membership of the Zoological Society of South Africa in 2013.

PRESENTATIONS

Dawie’s presentations consist of an

To balance his enthusiasm for economics, Dawie has many hobbies and interests but he will easily admit to his lifelong passion for nature. He is also a keen traveller with a special interest in the African continent, as well as being involved in various charities.

During 2007, Dawie Roodt – Economist Speaker received his national colours for powered paragliding and he represented South Africa at the World Championships in China. His other hobbies include scuba diving, pigeon shooting, ichthyology (the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish) and the odd breakfast run on a twin V. He was also awarded a lifetime honorary membership of the Zoological Society of South Africa in 2013.

PRESENTATIONS

Dawie’s presentations consist of an overview of the current International and Domestic economic affairs. The presentation analyses recent global economic events and its impact on South Africa. View list of Premium Speakers

Special focus can be provided within this framework to specific countries/sectors/indicators.  In general it is a specialised view of the global macro economy with Dawie’s individual opinion on certain situations as they happen.

. The presentation analyses recent global economic events and its impact on South Africa. View list of Premium Speakers

Special focus can be provided within this framework to specific countries/sectors/indicators.  In general it is a specialised view of the global macro economy with Dawie’s individual opinion on certain situations as they happen.

Topics Covered

Overview of the current International and Domestic economic affairs


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