Mr Jarrod Lyons holds a Master’s degree of Science (MSc) in Molecular and cell Biology from the University of Cape Town. Jarrod then worked alongside Rabie Property Group in Cape Town to establish an Eco Centre which showcased green technologies as part of it’s infrastructure. He moved on to GreenCape, a sector development agency tasked with growing the green economy in South Africa. He formed part of the project management unit that established the Atlantis Special Economic Zone Company and was later appointed as the Executive responsible for Business Development of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone Company, a state-owned entity. His current role focuses on attracting and facilitating investment into the ASEZ.