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Simon Schaefer

Senior Manager: Africa Insights

Simon has more than 10 years’ of experience as an economist and scholar of emerging markets. He has spent the majority of his career in Africa, working on projects spanning a range of geographies and industries. Simon has conducted quantitative and qualitative research in various sectors including banking, telecommunication, retail, mining, oil & gas, insurance and consumer goods. He has delivered on in-market projects across four continents in countries including Botswana, China, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Mauritius, Nigeria, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Tanzania, United States and Zambia.