Gaimin Nonyane

Head, Economic Research

Ecobank

Biography

Gaimin Nonyane is Head of Economic Research desk and Project Manager for LocalKnowledgeAfrica (LKA; an advisory arm at Ecobank Research) at the pan-African bank, Ecobank Group, based in London. She joined the bank in November 2012, and helped to launch the bank’s first ever Country Profiles, designed to given investors an insight into the operating environment in Middle Africa. Prior to that, she headed the sub-Saharan Africa desk on macroeconomic and political research at Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) UK Limited, while also covering some markets in East Asia. She also led analysis on non-oil commodities. Before joining D&B, Gaimin worked as a Consultant for a number of World-Bank funded projects, assessing the poverty and social impact of privatising public utilities in Lesotho, Southern Africa. She was also one of 21 fellows funded by the UK government under the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Fellowship scheme, placing young career economists at mid-management level in developing countries. Gaimin has a MSc in International Economics and Policy from the University of Surrey and a BA (Hons) in Economic Studies with Law.