Anna is responsible for trade research, analysis, writing reports and assisting with the implementation of projects. With a background in economics, Anna previously worked in the field of economic data analysis at BMI Research (A Fitch Group Company) where her focus was on working with the macroeconomic data of countries and building sub-national databases, mastering Excel and VBA skills. Apart from her quantitative background, Anna has done research in the field of public policy and training in social science research under the South African Labour and Development Research unit (SALDRU).
Anna holds an Honours degree in Economic Science from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a Core Credentials of Readiness Certificate from the Harvard Business School. She was recognized as a finalist at the 2014 Nedbank-Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition in her postgraduate year.