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Iraj Abedian

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Iraj Abedian

Non-Executive Director of Capital Property Fund


Born in Iran

Iraj Abedian is an Independent Non-Executive Director for Capital Property Fund. He is also a Board Member for Development Bank of Southern Africa, an Economic Advisor for Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative for South Africa (ASGISA), and a Chief Executive Officer for Pan African Advisory Services.



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Current Position(s)

Independent Non-Executive Director | Capital Fund Limited
May 2011 - present

Property and Real Estate


Chairman | Bigen Africa (Pty) Ltd
April 2009 - present




Director | Munich Re of Africa (MRoA)
2005 - present

Chairman | Credit Committee of Board | Development Bank of Southern Africa
2001 - present

Accounting, Banking and Finance





Founder & Director | Applied Fiscal Research Centre | University of Cape Town

Academia, Education and Training



Previous Position(s)


Economic Columnist | The Sowetan
2003 - 2004

Publishing, Printing and Print Media



Director | Social Strategy | STANDARD BANK GROUP LTD
2001 - 2004

Accounting, Banking and Finance


Group Economist | STANDARD BANK GROUP LTD
Johannesburg | 2000 - 2004

Accounting, Banking and Finance


Professor | Economics | University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Academia, Education and Training


Extraordinary Professor of Economics | Gordon Institute of Business Science | University of Pretoria
Pretoria, South Africa

Property and Real Estate

Educational history

Tertiary

University of Cape Town

Bachelor of Arts

University of Simon Fraser

Completed 1993

Doctor of Philosophy - Economics

Achievements

Awards

Top Economist of the Year | 2003

Association of
Black Securities and Investment Professionals

Activities

Memberships

Government of South Africa

Member of the Advisory Board of the Auditor General, 2006 - present

Government of South Africa

Membership of the President’s Economic Advisory Panel , 2006 - 2009

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