Wandile Sihlobo is chief economist of the agricultural business chamber of South Africa (agbiz). Sihlobo is a commissioner at the international trade administration commission of South Africa (itac).
He is a columnist for business day and farmers weekly magazine. Sihlobo is a member of the South african agricultural economics association.
He has previously served as an economist at grain South Africa (Grain SA). Sihlobo holds a master of science degree in agricultural economics from Stellenbosch University.
In 2018, agricultural writers SA named Sihlobo an agriculturalist of the year. In 2019, Sihlobo was on the mail & guardian top 200 young south africans.