Dawie Roodt - Economist Speaker
Dawie Roodt – Economist Speaker

Dawie Roodt – Economist Speaker is a founder, Director and Chief Economist of the Efficient Group. Dawie is a nationally renowned economist, with 30 years’ experience now book through Conference Speakers

He specialises in monetary and fiscal policy and is involved with the management of client asset portfolios.

Dawie is one of the most referenced economists in the media and has been the anchor presenter of the television program Ontbytsake for the past 12 years.

Dawie Roodt – Economist Speaker

Dawie Roodt is an economist who specialises in fiscal and monetary policy.

He brings invaluable exposure to the Group through his active presence in both the local and foreign media.

He has been a member of the Tax Advisory Committee of the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut and has represented Business SA at Nedlac.

Dawie is an ambassador for Child Welfare (Bloemfontein), Childline (Free State) and the Adopt Moreletaspruit Forum. He was also the recipient of the 2016 Sake24 Economist of the Year Award.


Master’s degree (cum laude) in Economics
Economist at the South African Reserve Bank
Presented more than 800 television, and 1500 radio programs
Economic editor at a financial magazine
Member of the tax advisory committee of AHI and a member of BUSA, as well as a NEDLAC representative
Committee member of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Apart from formal Economic studies, he also studied communism, view full list of Speakers A-H


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Author of Tax, Lies and Red Tape, 2013
Honorary member of Golden Key International Honour Society
Ambassador of Child Welfare Bloemfontein and Childline Free State
Ambassador of Adopt Moreletaspruit Forum
Lifetime honorary membership of the Zoological Society of South Africa

Dawie Roodt – Economist Speaker


Ichthyology, scuba diving, clay pigeon shooting, running and swimming
Completed first Comrades Marathon in 2015


Married to Marina, a veterinarian
Oldest daughter, Danielle is currently busy with her PhD in Genetics
Son Kristoff, is studying Law at the University of Pretoria
Daria and Yulia, his twins are two years old

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