Acting Director: Country Risk
I am an Economist by profession. I have a masters degree in Economics from the university of London. Currently I am an acting Director: Country Risk and in a management position within the National Treasury of SA. My responsibilities includes: - the management of the sovereign credit rating review processes; formulation of strategies for the puopose of influencing the positive outcome of the sovereign cedit rating reviews; management of stakeholder engagements between the credit rating agencies (Moody's, S&P, Fitch and R&I) and the government and also between the rating agencies and the industry expects; providing post sovereign credit rating review visit briefings, including communicating the rating outcomes and process closure; provide inputs to the Minister’s speech on issues relating to sovereign ratings; give inputs to Chapter 5 of the Budget Review on sovereign credit rating matters, give inputs to Programme 4 of the Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan of the National Treasury, ensure effective people management and provide strategic leadership to the directorate by imparting skills to the Country Risk team.