Xhanti Payi

Xhanti Payi

Xhanti has been a professional with 15 years of experience in advisory Economics, Banking, Finance and strategy and related fields. He is a founding director of Nascence Advisory and Research, a business providing bespoke research solutions and business advisory and strategy services.

He has worked as an analyst at Investec Wealth & Investment, as an economist at Stanlib Asset Managers responsible for Africa and Emerging Markets, and Country Risk Manager at Standard Bank Corporate and Investment Banking.

He is also a columnist for the Business Day and Business Times and has contributed articles to international publications like the Financial Times. His views are regularly sought out by both local and international broadcast media, including Aljazeera and the BBC. He is a sought-after speaker in media platforms, with previous involvement in talk radio stations like PowerFM and 702.

His areas of interest include labour, the future of work, policy development and analysis, Municipal Finance strategy and Strategy development.

He is affiliated with the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Human Settlements, Member of the Leadership of Indlulamithi: South Africa Scenarios 2030 Initiative.