Kira McDonald

Research Analyst at Frontier Advisory Deloitte

Kira McDonald


5 Magwa Crescent



South Africa


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A research analyst at Frontier Advisory Deloitte and part of the Research and Thought Leadership team. She was formerly a part of the Research and Strategy division at Frontier Advisory prior to the firm being acquired by Deloitte in September 2015. She has been involved in numerous projects conducting socio-political, economic and operating environment research in various African countries and other emerging markets. These have involved projects for large listed firms, SOEs and government organisations. Kira has worked on projects across a range of sectors from infrastructure and construction, mining, trade and logistics. She has assisted Asian governments on their economic diplomacy and commercial expansion strategies in Africa. Client engagements have centred on China-Africa relations, Africa-BRICS relations, investment promotion strategy, the global environment of business, risk analysis and mitigation strategies. For the last two years Kira has also contributed to Healthcare in South Africa, an annual publication examining the regulatory environment, size and shape of South Africa’s healthcare sector. Kira holds a B.Com in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Wits and a B.Soc.Sc Hons in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from UCT.

Kira McDonald