Conrad van Gass

Conrad van Gass is the Principal Investigating Officer for the COVID-19 Macroeconomic Policy Responses in Africa project funded by the Canadian government.

Work Title
Senior Research Fellow – Principal Investigating Officer (CoMPRA project)
SAIIA Programme
Economic Diplomacy
Areas of Expertise

Monetary policy

Country Focus
Benin, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda



Conrad van Gass is a development economist with a background in fiscal and financial policy. He has consecutively worked for or consulted to the eThekwini Metropolitan Council, the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, the Development Bank of Southern Africa, the Financial and Fiscal Commission and the Government Technical Advisory Centre in South Africa. He holds Masters degrees in Applied Development Economics from the University of Cape Town and Town and Regional Planning from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Before joining SAIIA, his analytic experience outside South Africa covered Botswana, Zambia, Uganda, Ethiopia and Nigeria.

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