Motlatjo Moholwa is an experienced Economist and Strategist with a wealth of experience in Economic Research, Policy Development & Analysis, and Strategy Design & Execution as well an extensive and functional network in academia, private sector and government. He lectured Economics, conducted economic research and supervised graduate students at the university level. Motlatjo was Director (Economic Research) at the Department of Trade & Industry, Chief Economist at the City of Johannesburg, Lead Economist at the Land Bank of South Africa, and Deputy Director-General (Economic Planning) at the Mpumalanga Department of Economic Development & Tourism. He is currently Deputy Director-General (Economic Planning) at the Gauteng Department of Economic Development and Acting Chief Executive Officer at the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller. He holds MSc. from Michigan State University (MSU), MCom from University of Johannesburg (UJ), MBA from Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), and BSc.Hons from University of Limpopo (UL). He also acquired a series of short-course certificates covering Leadership, Project Management, Scenario Planning, Trade & Industrial Development and Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management.