Old and New Challenges for Central Banking in West Africa

Hosted by the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa

Online and in-person public event (Auditorium, Basement, Centre Building)


Dr Ernest Addison

Dr Ernest Addison

Dr Angela Lusigi

Dr Angela Lusigi

Piroska Nagy Mohácsi

Piroska Nagy Mohácsi


Professor David Luke

Professor David Luke

To mark the Bank of Ghana’s 65th anniversary, we explore financial and economic prospects for the region’s emerging economies, the impact of COVID-19 on development prospects, and more.

Meet our speakers and chair

Ernest Addison is Governor of the Bank of Ghana.

Angela Lusigi is the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ghana. With over 20 years of experience delivering development solutions at national and regional levels across Africa, she straddles the intersection of strategy, partnerships, socio–economic analysis, and inclusion towards tangible outcomes.

Piroska Nagy Mohácsi is a Visiting Professor in Practice at the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa (FLIA) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Academic Partner of Macroeconomic Advisory Group (MAG), New York.

David Luke (@DavidLukeTrade) is professor in practice and strategic director at the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa. Specialising in African trade policy and trade negotiations, Professor Luke has decades of experience in policy advisory services, managing and catalysing research, building partnerships, training and capacity development for private sector and government. 

More about this event

This event is part of the Africa Talks series, which informs and transforms global debates to inspire new perceptions of the continent. Giving a platform to Africa's pre-eminent thinkers and practitioners across academia, politics, business and activism, high-profile speakers present forward-thinking ideas to address contemporary global challenges.

The Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa (@AfricaAtLSE) focuses on engagement with Africa through cutting-edge research, teaching and public events, strengthening LSE’s long-term commitment to placing Africa at the heart of understandings and debates on global issues.

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