Diocesan College, Rondebosch 2016
Current Place of Residence: Cape Town, South Africa
University: University of Cape Town
Current/Recent Course: B.Com (Honours) in Economics
Diederick (Dee) studied a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics, Statistics, and Philosophy at the University of Cape Town (UCT). He was the university’s leading Economics undergraduate student at UCT, and graduated top of the B.Com class of 2014. He is currently studying his Honours in Economics at UCT. Dee was a Head Tutor in the School of Economics, teaching undergraduate economics and managing the tutorial system of large undergraduate economics courses. In 2013 and 2014, Dee was a consultant at Siyaya, a student-run organization that assists unemployed South Africans in starting their own businesses. Dee is passionate about research and teaching, and wishes to contribute to solving African development challenges. In any spare time, Dee enjoys playing golf, reading, and travelling.