JP Landman is a self-employed analyst on political-economic trends. He focuses on trends in politics, economics, demography and social capital.

He is a member of the National Planning Commission; a visiting professor at the University of the Free State; and consults to Nedbank Private Wealth, one of SA’s largest private wealth managers.

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 to Feb 2014.

In August 2013 he published the book, The Long View, an analysis of trends in South Africa.

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).