Economist and Associate Researcher | Centre for Competition Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED)
Cheryl-Lyn Selman is an African feminist economist and researcher. She co- founded Rethinking Economics for Africa and previously worked as a Researcher and Special Projects Lead at the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ,) where she focused predominantly on national budget analysis work, and research support for COSATU’s participation in the Industrial Policy Masterplan process. Prior to this, she has more than 20 years’ experience in SMME development and in the retail and hospitality sectors. She holds a BCom (PPE), Honours and Master’s (cum laude) in Applied Development Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand and is pursuing a second Master’s degree in Inequality Studies with a research focus at the intersection of gender and competition policy. She recently joined CCRED at the University of Johannesburg.