Commissioner Profile

Mr Johannes Petrus Landman

JP Landman is a self-employed analyst on political-economic trends. He focuses on trends in politics, economics and demography. He has been a consultant to Nedbank Private Wealth since 2000.

In 2006 he was appointed as a member of then Pres Mbeki’s Economic Advisory Panel; in 2015 he was appointed by President Zuma as a member of the National Planning Commission for a period of 5 years; and he is a non-executive director of the JSE listed food company Libstar.

In 2013 he was elected a Public Policy Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Centre for International Scholars in Washington DC and he spent four months there.

He has a BA LLB from Stellenbosch University (1978), studied Economics at Harvard (1998 and again in 2005), and obtained a MPhil in Future Studies (cum laude) from Stellenbosch (2003). In 2009 he completed a course at Oxford University Continuing Education on the economies of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India & China).