The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said on Monday that it had appointed Daniel Bradlow as the head of the newly-established international economic relations and policy department‚ with effect from February 1.
Bradlow’s key responsibilities would include providing strategic direction to the department‚ monitoring and analysing developments in international and regional institutions and forums.
Bradlow is currently the South African Research Chairs Initiative professor of international development law and African economic relations at the University of Pretoria and professor of law at American University Washington College of Law.
He has worked as a consultant for a number of international and regional development banks‚ international organisations‚ government agencies and foundations and has conducted training programmes for officials from central banks‚ ministries of finance‚ and other government departments from a number of countries in Africa and Asia.
His experience includes research and writing about the International Monetary Fund‚ the World Bank‚ G20‚ international financial standard setting bodies‚ the legal aspects of debt and financial management‚ and aspects of negotiating and structuring of international financial and business transactions.
He has also served on expert working groups that have been involved in policy-relevant research and advocacy activities related to the governance of various international institutions.
He was educated at the University of the Witwatersrand; Northeastern University; Georgetown University; and holds an LLD (international development law) from the University of Pretoria. - I-Net Bridge