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Roula Inglesi-Lotz

Associate Professor of Economics, University of Pretoria

Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and the first president of the South African Association for Energy Economics (SAAEE), which was established in 2018 and is comprised of esteemed energy experts in the country.

I am the 2020 co-chair of the South African Young Academy of Sciences (SAYAS) and the 2019/2020 co-leader of the Women in Science group of the Global Young Academy (GYA). I am currently the research coordinator of the Honours programme and teach Research Methodology and Econometrics to Honours students, and Energy Economics to Masters students (a module that I designed and presented for the first time in the Department of Economics, University of Pretoria in 2015).

Among my noteworthy accomplishments, Prof Inglesi-Lotz was named the Distinguished Young Woman Researcher in the Humanities and Social Sciences category of the 2017 DST Women in Science Awards. I am an NRF Y-1 rated researcher. I was selected and participated in the 2019 cohort of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) in Future Africa, through which she promotes the need for a polyphony in science communication. I am also affiliated with Future Africa, University of Pretoria.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Economics , University of Pretoria

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Associate Professor of Economics
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation