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Our people

No two days are the same at Genesis. The broad scope of both our clients and expertise has taken us to 89 countries across the globe. We try to balance work with our lives, friends and families.

Our Stakeholder Report 2020

Biannually Genesis Analytics publishes a Stakeholder Report to update our clients, partners and other associates on the work of the firm. The report gives insight into our staff and our values, policies and activities.

Staff perspectives

Most of our work in Genesis touches on the major challenges of the day as we work with our clients on realising solutions. Here are a few of the recent articles by staff that have been published. More articles are under the News and Insight section on on the site.

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    Benefits of Central Bank Digital Currencies for African Countries

    Genesis has been doing some fascinating work in the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) space and the blog sets out our argument for why central banks in developing countries should explore CBDC. Financial Services Strategy partner Bavani Naidoo explores the benefits here.

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      Going from a life of vigilance to one of cautious optimism

      The coronavirus will not go away, but its severity can be diminished if we work together by getting the jab.

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      Youth wave meets tech revolution. And Africa writes a new chapter

      Prepared by Stephan Malherbe, CEO of Genesis Analytics and co-director of South Africa in the Digital Age (SADA), for ABSA at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town 2019.

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      Africa’s individual Covid-19 epidemics require unique responses

      Africa has just over 34,800 cases of Covid-19. While this is a large number, it pales in comparison with other regions of the world. It is increasingly important for African countries to assess their own epidemics, and not feel pressured to apply a “one size fits all” approach, no matter who is advising them

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      Bridging the digital divide is crucial in the battle against Covid-19

      Any doubts as to the severity of the Covid-19 pandemic ended when South Africa went into a full-scale lockdown. Manager of Digital Economy team Mark Schoeman writes that none will feel it more than our country’s poor who do not have access to the digital coping strategies that are being put forward.

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      Investments in EdTech: Looking beyond the COVID-19 lockdown

      The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption to education globally, forcing school systems across the world to close. As mitigation measures are considered to preserve education outcomes, the discussion has largely revolved around the role that education technology (EdTech) can play in enabling remote learning.

    Members of our team

    Stephan founded the firm and is the CEO. Mishkah chairs the operations committee. Ange leads the transformation committee with Bridget. Thabisile drives business development. Kirra and Allison run G:Soc, our work we do in the community. Richard is a director of the firm with Mike, who is also the COO.

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      Stephan Malherbe

      Chair and founder (Competition and Regulatory Economics)
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      Mishkah Jakoet

      Partner (Evaluation for Development)
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      Ange Maseko

      Senior Associate (Competition and Regulation)
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      Bridget Dube

      Manager (Health)
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      Thabisile Ntombela

      Senior Associate (Business Development)
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      Kirra Evans

      Associate (Evaluation for Development)
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      Allison Pieterse

      Associate (Health)
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      Richard Ketley

      Managing Partner and Director (Financial Services Strategy)
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      Mike Olver

      Director and Chief Operating Officer

    Life at Genesis

    More of our team

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      2021 year-end global in Joburg

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      2020 end-of-year in Nairobi

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      2020 end-of-year in Joburg

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      Heritage Day in South Africa in 2020

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      CRE farewell to James Hodge in 2019

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      Nairobi 20th celebration

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      20th celebrations: Alumni and close associates

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      20th birthday in Joburg

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