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Dr. Barbara Van Heerden

Economic Consultant

MBA (Edinburgh Napier University), PhD Business and Economic Science(Nelson Mandela University).


As an economic strategist and sustainable business development entrepreneur, Barbara is a top corporate management and government role players. Core competencies include

  • 38 years experience in socio-economic community industrial development,

  • conflict analysis and resolution( labour, and political disputes in community areas, and general corporate governance.)

  • Good working rapport with people across all strata.

  • Keen interest in, and practical application of: - manufacturing, agri-beneficiation processing, operations, finance and economics, strategy formulation and implementation.

Currently as a sustainable business development entrepreneur she helps universities link their faculty of agriculture curricula and theory to supervised agri-park operational applications.

Dr. Barbara Van Heerden
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