UCT Graduate School of Business in association with Mazars and Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr is proud to present:
Garreth M Bloor
Heads Economic Policy in the Cape Town City-region, Mayoral Committee Member for Economic, Environment and Spatial Planning
“The Moral Case for Entrepreneurship in Public Policy"
Exhibition Hall, The UCT Graduate School of Business, Breakwater Campus, Portswood Road, Green Point
18 July 2013
17h00 - 17h30
17h30 - 18h30
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walk to the GSB.
Garreth M. Bloor heads economic policy in the Cape
Town City-region as Mayoral Committee for Economic, Environment and
Spatial Planning. He is a regular contributor to dozens of publications
and a frequent international speaker on matters related to Africa’s
economic growth, culture, and institutions.
He has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the
University of Cape Town and has participated in programs at Oxford,
Cambridge and Princeton.
Garreth has overseen the repeal of over 260 by-laws
and policies as part of economic reforms in the city-region.
Market-based solutions to poverty and unemployment alongside the ease of
doing business have been amongst his core focus areas.
His work has appeared across over two dozen
publications and academic journals, including the Journal of
Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, the Wits Business Journal and the
African Yearbook of Rhetoric. His work has been featured on CNBC, the
Washington Post and the BBC. He has spoken in over a dozen countries on
matters related to entrepreneurship and public policy with hundreds of
articles, many of which have been translated into a numerous languages.
He is a member of several advisory boards including
his alma mater, the Western Cape Trade and Investment Agency, the Boza
micro-finance association and the Sable Accelerator in California,
amongst others. He is also an associate member of the Parliamentary
Institute of South Africa.
Garreth is the youngest ever member of the Mont
Pelerin Society and was named a World Economic Forum Global Shaper in
2012. He is a past Hayek Fellow at the George Mason University’s
Institute for Humane Studies at their Department of Economics, and a
2011 Young Scholar at the Association of Private Enterprise Education.
In 2008 he received a Culture of Enterprise Award from former US
Attorney General Edwin Meese III for his research into “enterprise and a
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