Mthuli Ncube

Mthuli Ncube

Chief Economist and Vice President, the African Development Bank Group

Professor Mthuli Ncube is the Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank Group. As Chief Economist, he oversees the Economics Complex, which is focused on the process of knowledge management within the bank and with its partners, and general economic strategic direction of the bank. Before joining the Bank, he held the post of Dean of the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa, and before that was Dean and Professor of Finance at Wits Business School. He has extensive experience as an Investment Banker, and was founding Chairman of Barbican and Selwyn Capital. Professor Ncube was also a regulator, and served as a Board member of the South African Financial Services Board (FSB) He is also Chairman of the Board of the African Economic Research Consortium, a network that develops economists in Africa.