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Guestspeaker- Azar Jamine
Azar Jamine
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Johannesburg South Africa
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English
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Finance
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Dr Azar Jammine is a well-recognised and respected economist – with over forty years of experience, Azar has established himself as one of the foremost economists in the country.  He is Chief Economist at Econometrix and a regular commentator on economic events in the media.
 
Azar completed a BSc Honours in Mathematical Statistics at the University of the Witwatersrand.  During the period 1970 - 75 he was employed as Investment Analyst at Senbank and subsequently at Stockbrokers Martin & Co, now JP Morgan, during which time he completed a B.A. Honours in Economics, Cum Laude, part-time at Wits.  In 1976, Dr Jammine completed his M.Sc in Economics at the London School of Economics, followed by his PhD at the London Business School after which he was awarded a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Centre for Business Strategy of the School. In order to pay his way whilst working on his PhD, Dr Jammine used his knowledge of six languages to conduct numerous international business consultancy projects in Europe, North America and the Far East, covering a wide variety of industries.
 
During the period 1970 - 75 he was employed as Investment Analyst at Senbank and subsequently at Stockbrokers Martin & Co, now JP Morgan, during which time he completed a B.A. Honours in Economics, Cum Laude, part-time at Wits.  In 1976, Dr Jammine completed his M.Sc in Economics at the London School of Economics, followed by his PhD at the London Business School after which he was awarded a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Centre for Business Strategy of the School. In order to pay his way whilst working on his PhD, Dr Jammine used his knowledge of six languages to conduct numerous international business consultancy projects in Europe, North America and the Far East, covering a wide variety of industries.
 
Dr Jammine has presented papers on the South African Economy at conferences in Washington, New York, London, Warsaw, Frankfurt, Paris, Phuket, Bahrain, The Hague, Mauritius and Dubai.
 
Dr Jammine is also a non-executive director of Federated Employers Mutual, Netcare, GHG (in the UK), York Timbers and Iron Fireman (Pty) Ltd. He has been a member of the Board of St Mary’s School, Waverly since 2000 and an executive director of the General Council of the Independent Schools Association of South Africa (ISASA).   Since 2009, Dr Jammine has also been a member of the National Advisory Council on Innovation, a body of experts appointed by the Department of Science and Technology.  Dr Jammine has recently been appointed to the Saheti Trust, the Foundation body for the Saheti School.
 
Dr Jammine has conducted approximately 4000 presentations to leading client corporations and other institutions as well as at conferences dealing with the local and international economic environment.
 
Dr Jammine has been quoted over the years in approximately 1500 newspaper and magazine articles in South Africa and abroad  (including The New York Times, Time Magazine, Newsweek, the Economist, the London Times, the Financial Times, Le Figaro, Le Monde, Corriere de la Sera and other national newspapers) and has been interviewed hundreds of times on local and international radio and television (including different channels of the SABC, radio 702, M-Net, eTV,  eNCA, CNBC, CCTV, ANN7, Summit TV, BBC, ITN, CNN, ABC, National Public Broadcasting Radio (USA), National Public Broadcasting TV (USA),  Canadian and Swiss Broadcasting Corporations)  in three languages.
 
Dr Azar Jammine is a well-recognised and respected economist – with over forty years of experience, Azar has established himself as one of the foremost economists in the country.  He is Chief Economist at Econometrix and a regular commentator on economic events in the media.
 
Azar completed a BSc Honours in Mathematical Statistics at the University of the Witwatersrand.  During the period 1970 - 75 he was employed as Investment Analyst
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