Elias Masilela

Executive Chairman, DNA Economics


Chairman of DNA Economics, Commissioner of the 1st & 2nd National Planning Commission. Holds a BA Degree Social Science with the University of Swaziland, MSc in Economic Policy and Analysis with Addis Ababa University as well as several professional certificates with Harvard University. Also, Chairman of several influential entities in South Africa. Finally, the chairman of the National Task Force on Impact Investing in South Africa.

Member of the boards of Multichoice Group, Alternative Prosperity Holdings, Future Planet Capital in London, Strate as well as the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. He has recently been appointed onto the board of Sanlam.