Gilbert Gnany

Holds a ‘Licence ès Sciences Economiques (Economie Mathématique)’, ‘Maîtrise en Econométrie’ and ‘DESS en Méthodes Scientifiques de Gestion et Calcul Economique Approfondi’ (France). He previously worked as Senior Advisor on the World Bank Group’s Executive Board where he was responsible for issues relating mainly to the International Finance Corporation and the private and financial sectors. Prior to joining the World Bank, he was the MCB Group Chief Economist and Group Head of Strategy, Research & Development after having been the Economic Advisor to the Minister of Finance in Mauritius. During his career, he has been involved in various high-profile boards/committees. Amongst others, he chaired the Stock Exchange of Mauritius Ltd, the Statistics Advisory Council and the Statistics Board of Mauritius as well as having been a member of the Board of Governors of the Mauritius Offshore Business Activities Authority, a director of the Board of Investment and of the Mauritius Sugar Authority. He was also a member of the IMF Advisory Group for sub-Saharan Africa and a member of the Senate of the University of Mauritius. He is currently a Board member of several companies within the Group. On the institutional side, he is an external IMF expert in statistics, in particular, on data dissemination standards and strategy. Moreover, he is a member of the Financial Services Consultative Council. He also acts as Chairperson of the Economic Commission of Business Mauritius which serves, inter alia, as a platform for public-private sector dialogue. Director in other listed companies namely MCB Group, Caudan Development, COVIFRA and Medine.