Ousmène Jacques Mandeng

Senior Advisor, Accenture, working on monetary innovations for currencies and payments systems at Global Gaming Technologies

Ousmène Jacques Mandeng is a Senior Advisor with Accenture’s Global Blockchain Technology and co-leads its campaign for the dissemination of central bank digital currencies and thought leadership on the wider implication of the digital transformation in payments. He is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics and Political Science where he focuses on monetary innovation and writes a blog at www.economicsadvisory.com/. He worked more than 20 years in the financial sector and international organisations on international investment and economic policy analyses. He was a Managing Director with Prudential Financial and UBS heading official financial institutions coverage globally and with the International Monetary Fund last as a Deputy Division Chief 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 is Member of the Bretton Woods Committee, Fellow of the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee and Member of Robert Triffin International. He is fluent in German, English, French and Spanish and holds a PhD from the LSE.