Dr Lardo Stander

Stander is an experienced senior manager with a demonstrated history of success, working in the government administration industry and academic sector. With a love and passion for people, leading and learning, he has strong analytical skills, economic research experience, and economic policy implementation preferences. Stander is an economic and policy analysis professional and strategically orientated, having completed a doctorate (PhD) in economics from the University of Pretoria. He has an unquenchable passion for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial activities. He currently serves as the:

  • Vice-President for the South African Association for Energy Economics
  • Board Member of TASEZ
  • Steering Committee Member of the New Higher Education Institutions for the Department of Higher Education and Training
  • Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Tshwane Economic Development Agency
  • Co-chair of the Economic Recovery Task Team for the City of Tshwane