Gig economy companies such as Uber are being scrutinised for their tax evasion strategies and the social impact of their labour practices.
Development and Public policy Analyst and Researcher
Ashraf Patel is a development and public policy analyst and researcher with a focus on digital and ICT Media policy regulation, knowledge economy and innovation policy. He is a digital knowledge associate at the IGD. Patel has over 15 years of experience in Public Policy, development, management advisory, communications, stakeholder management, ICT policy and telecoms regulation, innovation systems development, e-education projects and ICT4D initiatives in various capacities in South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa. Patel's various roles and responsibilities included ICT Policy research programme manager, Africa ICT/Telecoms analyst as well as innovation programme coordinator.