Strategist, economist, change catalyst
Keynote | Facilitation
Miriam is a strategist, economist, business-person and social activist, and has served in leadership roles driving significant transformation.
Her professional life has focused on framing and executing scalable high impact solutions to economic development challenges. She is a leading expert on the economy and public policy priorities.
Currently, she is a Commissioner in the National Planning Commission of the South African Presidency, a Director of strategy consultancy Altman Advisory, and a Professor of 4IR Practice at the University of Johannesburg. She was responsible for crafting and orchestrating the turnaround at Telkom, a $3 billion telecommunications company, as Head of Strategy and continues to be deeply engaged in digital transformation. For many years, she has convened top leaders for productive engagement focused on solving the biggest economic challenges. Miriam convenes the Covid19 Economists Group.