Dr Ousmène Jacques Mandeng is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a Senior Advisor with Accenture’s Global Blockchain Technology Practice with a focus on digital currencies and writes a blog occasionally on international monetary affairs at www.ousmenemandeng.com.
He worked more than 20 years in the financial sector and international organisations including as Managing Director with Prudential Financial and UBS heading official financial institutions coverage globally and as Deputy Division Chief 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 emergence of digital currencies and actual and pending reforms of the international monetary system. He currently conducts research on monetary innovation.
He is Member of the Bretton Woods Committee, Fellow of the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee and Member of Robert Triffin International. He holds a PhD from the LSE.