Chief Economist, Agricultural Business Chapter of South Africa (Agbiz)
Commissioner, International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC)
Wandile Sihlobo is chief economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa (Agbiz and a commissioner at the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC).
He is the author of Finding Common Ground: Land, Equity and Agriculture and currently serves as a columnist for Business Day and Farmers Weekly magazine. He also contributes to Fin24 and Daily Maverick.
Sihlobo is a member of the South African Agricultural Economics Association. He has previously served as an economist at Grain South Africa (Grain SA). In 2018, Agricultural Writers SA named Sihlobo an Agriculturalist of the Year. In 2019, Sihlobo was on the Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans.
Sihlobo holds a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from Stellenbosch University.