TIPS is a non-profit company (NPC) based in Pretoria. The organisation facilitates policy development and dialogue in pursuit of sustainable and inclusive growth. TIPS has three main focus areas: Trade and Industrial PolicyInequality and Economic Inclusion and Sustainable GrowthIts working model integrates research and analysis, policy development, disseminating information, capacity building, technical support, and programme design and management. 

Saul Levin Appointed Executive Director of TIPS

Saul Levin has been appointed Executive Director of TIPS. Saul joined TIPS in 2013 as its Head of Research and Policy Strategy and has been Acting Executive Director since August after Ximena Gonzalez-Nuñez stepped down earlier this year. Read Saul's bio here.


TIPS in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand and the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), and in association with the Department of Trade and Industry, National Treasury and the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, will be hosting its annual Forum with the theme of Regional Industrialisation and Regional Integration

The call for papers is open and the deadline for submissions is 24 February 2015. For details of the Forum and the focus of topics go to Annual Forum 2015

TIPS in the Media

Engineering News - 20 June, 2014
City Press - 25 May, 2014