PhD in Mathematical Finance, Cambridge University, UK. Former: Lecturer in Finance, London School of Economics, UK; Dean, Faculty of Commerce Law and Management, and also Dean and Professor of Finance, Wits Business School, all at University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Currently, Chief Economist and Vice-President, African Development Bank (AfDB). Chairman of the Board, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). Former: Chairman and Deputy Chairman, Global Agenda Council on Poverty and Economic Development, World Economic Forum. Author of five books and numerous papers on economics and finance.