About Lullu KrugelLullu Krugel is employed as a Chief Economist at KPMG's Johannesburg office. Over the past nine years that she has been employed at KPMG, she has acted as an advisor and project manager for a range of private and public sector clients wanting to invest in South Africa, but also in the rest of the African continent. Her specific areas for focus are economic and socio-economic impact assessments of major capital and infrastructure projects, feasibility studies and market assessments, cost benefit analysis, commercial due diligence analysis, pricing, policy analysis and modelling and econometric modelling. Lullu is a frequent presenter at local and international conferences and a regular commentator in the media, where she shares her insights about opportunities on the African continent. She was also part of KPMGs team for the BRICS summit and the KPMG National Development Plan team. For the latter project, she played a key role in the working group that prepared the business response for the South African National Development Plan on behalf of KPMG and KPMG clients, in particular with regards to job creation and economic growth. Her sector focuses include agriculture, infrastructure, healthcare and manufacturing. Lullu holds a Masters degree in economics from the Potchefstroom Campus of the Northwest University, where she was also an economics lecturer.
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