Mthuli Ncube is the Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank.
He holds a PhD in Mathematical Finance from Cambridge University.
Ncube was Dean and Professor of Finance at Wits Business School and then dean of the faculty of Commerce, Law and Management at the University of the Witwatersrand as well as a lecturer in finance at the London School of Economics.
He has published a number of award-winning papers in the area of finance and economics as well as four books namely – Mathematical Finance – South African Dictionary of Finance; Financial Systems and Monetary Policy in Africa and Development Dynamics – Theories and Lessons from Zimbabwe and a book manuscript on Finance and investments in South Africa.
Ncube was also a regulator and a board member of the South African Financial Services Board (FSB), which regulates non-bank financial institutions in South Africa, founding chairman of Barbican and Selwyn Capital and worked for Investec Asset Management as a Portfolio Manager and Head of Asset Allocation Strategy.