Non Exec Director
Fungai Sibanda’s areas of speciality include policy development and analysis, sector-specific regulatory policy and general economic research. He began his career as a lecturer in the Economics Department of UNISA, teaching micro-economics and public finance.
He later joined the Competition Commission as head of Policy and Projects within the Policy and Research Division. He then joined the Department of Trade and Industry as Chief Director of Policy and Legislation and acted for a year as Deputy Director- General responsible for the Consumer and Corporate Regulation Division. In 2008 he was appointed as a councillor for the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa to serve a four year term. He currently runs an advisory firm specialising in regulatory economics. He is a part-time member of the National Consumer Tribunal, a guest lecturer at Wits University’s School of Law where he teaches the economics of competition policy and he also sits on the Regulating Committee for the Airports Company of South Africa and Air Traffic Navigation Services.
Mr Sibanda obtained a BCom and BCom Honours in Economics from the University of South Africa as well as an MSc in Economics from the University of Hull (United Kingdom). He also holds a Certificate in Competition Law from Wits University.