Professor Mthuli Ncube

Chief Economist and Vice President, African Development Bank

Prof. Mthuli Ncube is the Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank, and holds a PhD in Mathematical Finance from Cambridge University, UK, on “Pricing Options under Stochastic Volatility.” As Chief Economist, Prof. Ncube 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. As a Vice President, he is a member of the senior management of the Bank and contributes to its general strategic direction. Before joining the Bank, Prof. Ncube 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.