Mike Schussler, Owner, Economists.co.za (Facilitator)
Schussler has twice been crowned the ‘Economist of the Year,’ a feat he says is the highlight of his career. He is also the founder and owner of Economists.co.za, a consultancy that provides unique services.
His outfit, economists.co.za, also won the ‘Small Business of the Year’ award presented by the Greater Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce in 2010.
Economists.co.zadeveloped the BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI). Economists.co.za, maintains the BankservAfrica Take-home Pay Index and is also the only private pension index in SA. The pension income index is perhaps the only one of its type in the world, according to Schussler.
His team has also developed business tools that help maintain sustainable prices and manage contracts while also helping business leaders become knowledge leaders at the same time.
Schussler’s firm has developed business barometers, logistics, and regional indicators that can help businesses achieve a leadership position in any crowded market. They do so by successfully lobbying on behalf of industries and firms, among other strategies.