About the Author – The Rainmaker

About the Author

Jacques Magliolo is an economist, former director of a stockbroking firm, corporate advisor to multinationals and an international bestselling author of 18 books, including five university MBA textbooks.

Jacques is a specialist in undertaking highly technical economic due diligences, research and feasibility studies on highly complex industries, such a mining, defence force, aviation, astrophysics, chemical, mineral and water related industries.

Jacques is currently completing his PHD in economics (Stellenbosch University)

Jacques has been an investment and corporate strategist since 1987. He started his career as a financial journalist for the Financial Mail, before being headhunted into stockbroking. Since then he has worked for numerous publications and stockbroking firms, including the Mail & Guardian, UK-based Petroleum Economist and The Star. On the analytical side, Jacques has worked for EW Baldersons, IBCA International, Frankel Pollak Vinderine, CA Miller Raw & Co and Global Capital Securities.

His 30-year experience thus includes stockbroking, business development and corporate strategy. Before setting up his own consultancy in June 2000, he was a director, strategist and head of research for stockbrokers Global Capital Securities.