Reza Che Daniels is a Professor of Economics and Director of the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His research interests span selected topics in development economics, environmental economics and applied econometrics. He has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and regularly acts as an editor of international journals. He has also consulted in public and private sectors and international development banks. Reza is also a member of the Institute of Directors of South Africa and has held executive and non-executive positions in non-profit, philanthropy, manufacturing and consulting sectors.