Unlocking value in africa
How do we unlock value?
We do this in many ways. For instance, we do it when we figure out the mobile entry strategy for a bank operating in a fast-growing market. When we provide a litigation-proof analytical foundation for a regulator wishing to reduce mobile-phone termination rates, saving low-income consumers hundreds of millions of dollars a year. We unlock value when we devise a horticulture strategy for a large East African country that can create 100 000 jobs. We unlock value when our analysis prompts the restructuring of a water scheme to serve thousands more households in more needy areas. These are just four examples drawn from our large archive of case studies.
SUPPORTING CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE
The Climate-Smart Agriculture Education and Policy Project (CSEP) is an 18-month project funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Department (DFID) and implemented by Genesis Analytics in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Read more about our focus areas and reports
Bavani Naidoo appointed as a partner in Financial Services strategy
Bavani Naidoo is the new partner in the Financial Services Strategy (FSS) practice at Genesis Analytics. She is an experienced management consultant who specialised in the financial services industry in both South African and the UK.
Her clients have included tier-1 banks, second-tier or challenger banks and other financial service entities such as fintechs or retail brands looking to enter the financial services industry.
New costing model for top-tier SA bank
A top-tier South African bank, under increasing cost pressure, needed to relook at the costs of its shared services and allocation methodology. The Genesis team developed a revised cost recovery model that the bank will be implementing in the new financial year.Read More
Genesis is lead in hostel plan for 35000 Kenyan students
Genesis is the lead partner in a consortium that has been retained to provide transaction advisory services for the development of hostels for 35000 students at five universities in Kenya.Read More
Behavioural Experiment validates new financial product
Genesis Analytics was commissioned to determine whether a pivotal new product would function by using a robust behavioural experiment. The experimental approach was key because focus groups and surveys could not adequately capture the experience of using the client’s product.Read More
A winning strategy for deepening financial markets in Uganda
Genesis Analytics have been working with Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Trusts on a number of projects. FDS commissioned Genesis first to re-invigorate their approach to facilitating financial-sector deepening in Uganda. We then helped FSDU develop a refreshed strategy for the next three years and then assisted them with a critical part of strategy execution related to fundraising.Read More
Making agriculture markets more accessible to youth
Genesis was commissioned by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to find a way to make young people more effective in agriculture.Read More
Genesis counts cost of lifestyle diseases for Gauteng
The Gauteng Office of the Premier’s Planning Division contracted Genesis Analytics to determine the health and financial effects of non-communicable diseases on Gauteng’s health system for 2017-2030 and to recommend policies and best practices to address the growing burden in Gauteng.Read More
Genesis studies why 30% of SA births go unregistered
Genesis was contracted to evaluate the Department of Home Affairs’ birth registration programme. Despite various interventions, only 694 000 out of approximately 1.1-million births are registered per year in South Africa.Read More
Welcome to the 2019 graduates
WELCOME TO THE CLASS OF 2019: Eight analysts officially joined us in February 2019. They are (from left): Ndodzo Mawela (Financial Services Strategy), Natalie Maricich (Evaluation for Development), Nompilo Mtunzi (Shared Value), Julia Standish-White (Applied Behavioural Economics), Adriaan Slabbert (Financial Services Strategy), Mapaseka Setlhodi (Evaluation for Development), Allison Pieterse (Competition and Regulatory Economics) and Tamika Fellows (Health).
Welcome to Genesis. We wish you well during your time at the firm.
Genesis expands expertise in health economics and financing
The Health practice at Genesis Analytics is expanding its expertise in health economics and health financing with the appointment of two experienced Health economists, Carl Schütte and Steve Cohen. Partner Saul Johnston said they will "allow us to build on Genesis’s 20 years of economics consulting across the continent, and add the critical area of health economics to the skill and experience we can provide to our clients." More about our Health practice
Current job opportunities
We are looking for passionate, self-motivated and energetic problem-solvers with analytics skills and an excellent academic record.
Genesis recruits graduates and experienced professionals as well as specialists for specific projects. We are currently recruiting:
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