Board of Directors

Mthuli Ncube 

Chair of the AERC Board; Director at Large; Professor of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, UK

 

Louis Kasekende

Vice Chair of the AERC Board; Director at Large; Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda

 

Joyce Lewinger Moock

Secretary to the AERC Board; Director at Large; Capacity Building Advisor, USA

 

Francisco H. G. Ferreira 
Institutional Director representing The World Bank, USA; Chief Economist, Africa Region, Washington, D.C., USA

 

Frannie A. Léautier

 Treasurer to the AERC Board; Director at Large; Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, African Development Bank, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

 

Pramila Krishnan

Institutional Director representing the Department for International Development (DFID); Lecturer and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge, UK

 

Paulin Basinga

Institutional Director representing The  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Senior Program Officer, Integrated Delivery Team, Seattle, USA

 

Kamau Thugge

Institutional Director representing The National Treasury, Kenya; Principal Secretary, Kenya

 

Kårstein Måseide

Institutional Director representing the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad); Head of Section, Department for Global Health, Education and Research, Norway             

 

Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen

Chief Technical Adviser, Technical Advisory Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark

 

Karen Nelson

Acting Institutional Director representing the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Sustainable Development, Washington, D.C., USA

 

Punam Chuhan-Pole

Institutional Director representing The World Bank, USA; Acting Chief Economist, Africa Region, Washington, D.C., USA

 

Benno Ndulu

Director at Large; Governor, Bank of Tanzania              

 

Charles Chuka

Group Institutional Director representing the AERC Central Bank Governors’ Forum; Governor, Reserve Bank of Malawi

 

Jean-Louis Ekra

Director at Large; former President, African Export-Import Bank, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

 

Bernadette D. Kamgnia

Director at Large; Division Manager, Development & Policy Dialog Division (ADI 2), African Development Bank, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

 

Geoffrey Ngungi Mwau

Ex-officio member; Chair of the AERC Programme Committee; Economic Secretary, The National Treasury, Kenya

 

Lemma W. Senbet

Ex officio member; Executive Director, AERC