Neuma Grobbelaar

Neuma Grobbelaar is our Director of Research and previously served in the South African diplomatic corps for 11 years.

Neuma Grobbelaar conducted research on the socio-economic impact of landmines in Southern Africa from 2001-2002 and headed SAIIA’s business in Africa research project from 2002 onwards. She was appointed Deputy Director of Research in 2002 and Director of Research in 2005. She holds a BAdmin (Hons) degree in International Relations from the University of Pretoria, an MPhil in History of Art from the University of Glasgow and an MPhil in Economic Policy from the University of Stellenbosch.