Jasson Urbach is a South African and holds a Bachelors of Commerce with majors in finance and economics at the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa. He completed his honors in economics as well as Master's in economics. His masters’ dissertation was on The Determinants of Labour Force Participation of The Elderly. He is a director of the Free Market Foundation as well as Africa Fighting Malaria and has published academic papers. He has also had a number of opinion pieces republished in the popular media.