Omano Edigheji is a Political Economist and Senior Researcher at the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), Johannesburg, South Africa. He was previously a Senior Researcher at Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand, where he was also Co-Director of the Governance and Globalisation Project. Prior to this, he was Research Coodinator of the South African National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac), where he held responsibility for the management of Nedlac research. His main research interests are the political economy of globalisation, governance, democratisation, state and economic transformation, civil society and Africa’s development in the context of globalisation. Edigheji has published several books and articles, including Governance in the New South Africa: The Challenges of Globalisation (co-editor, UCT Press, Cape Town, 2003), and The IMF, the World Bank and the Destruction of Africa (co-author, Athens, 1996). He also has extensive work experience in civil society organisations. Contact information: email firstname.lastname@example.org.