Sam Rolland

Director, Sub-Saharan Africa

Sam Rolland is the Network Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at EICN. He is a trained economist specialising in understanding the complexities of the South African economy.

Prior to joining the EICN, Sam spent time in both the public and private sector, first as an economist within the Economic Policy division of the National Treasury, and then as a consulting economist at Econometrix and Deloitte. During his time in the private sector, Sam specialised in analysing events and government policies to dilute these into constructing business strategies. Sam also spent time in Switzerland as an economist for airline industry body IATA.

Sam holds a masters degree in economics from Stellenbosch University, and has studied further at the Institute for Social Studies in The Hague, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College in New York State.

Expertise Expertise

South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa,

Specialist subjects Specialist subjects

Public policy, macroeconomics, business strategy, South African economy, econometrics

Languages Languages


Location Location

Johannesburg, South Africa