Dr Iraj Abedian

Chairman

Iraj is the founder and Chief Executive of Pan-African Capital Holdings (Pty) Ltd.  He holds a PhD in Economics from Simon Fraser University in Canada. He was professor of economics at the University of Cape Town, before joining Standard Bank as Group Chief Economist in 2000. He was extensively involved in economic and financial policy as well as institutional restructuring of South Africa’s public policy after 1994.