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Dr. Martin Pertab

Head, Local Content Secretariat

Dr. Martin Pertab is the Director of the Local Content Secretariat at the Ministry of Natural Resources. He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the New Mexico State University, U.S.A., and is currently in his final year completing a PhD in Economics at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K. His area of research is focused on Dutch disease and the new-shock effects of oil and gas discoveries on structural transformation amongst oil-rich developing countries. He is currently a recipient of the prestigious Elphinstone Scholarship from said University.