Ousmène Jacques Mandeng is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He worked more than 20 years in the financial sector and international organisations on international investment and economic and economic policy analyses and writes a blog on international monetary affairs at www.ousmenemandeng.com.
He had senior roles with Prudential Financial, UBS and Ashmore heading official financial institutions coverage globally and with the International Monetary Fund working on IMF financial resources and Latin America including as Resident Representative.
Ousmène has commented regularly in the financial press and presented in international forums on the increasing importance of emerging markets and actual and pending reforms of the international monetary system. He currently conducts research on cryptocurrencies and monetary innovation.
He is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee and holds an MPhil in economics from Cambridge University and is finalising a PhD in economic history at the London School of Economics and Political Science.