OPM South Africa team

Our team is highly experienced and supported by internationally renowned associates, plus long-standing implementation partners

Our core team

Georgina Rawle

Georgina Rawle is an economist with 12 years' experience of working on education reform in developing countries, providing advice and training to officials in ministries of education and carrying out policy and research studies.

Principal Consultant Full biography /people-partners/consultants/georgina-rawle Tafara Ngwaru

Tafara Ngwaru works for OPM Pretoria as a consultant. Tafara holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Cape Town and his area of interest is the use and application of scientific and quantifiable research methods to solve social problems especially in health, education and social services.

Consultant Full biography /people-partners/consultants/tafara-ngwaru Sean O'Leary

Sean O’Leary is a Senior Consultant and Country Manager of OPM in South Africa, specialising in economic and econometric analysis of policies aimed at alleviating poverty. He holds an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Economics from University College London.

Country Manager Full biography /people-partners/consultants/sean-oleary Katharina Keck

Katharina Keck is an Assistant Consultant at Oxford Policy Management (OPM) South Africa with particular interests in social protection, education and statistical analysis.

Assistant Consultant Full biography /people-partners/consultants/katharina-keck Henlo van Nieuwenhuyzen

Henlo is a senior public finance specialist with experience in public finance management and strategic planning, as well as experience in government-wide monitoring and evaluation.

Senior Consultant: PSFM Full biography /people-partners/consultants/henlo-van-nieuwenhuyzen Joy Banda

Joy Banda is an Assistant Consultant at OPM’s South Africa Office. She holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cape Town and has interests in qualitative research and evaluation.

Assistant Consultant Full biography /people-partners/consultants/joy-banda Gabriella Elte

Gabriëlla Elte is a consultant at Oxford Policy Management South Africa. She is a development economist with particular interests in education, social protection and econometric analysis.

Consultant Full biography /people-partners/consultants/gabriella-elte

Our associates

Our core team

Principal Consultant
Country Manager
Assistant Consultant
Senior Consultant: PSFM
Assistant Consultant

Our associates