Contributor Name: Aloysius Uche Ordu

Aloysius Uche Ordu is a senior fellow and director of the Africa Growth Initiative in the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings. Before this he was a managing partner at Omapu Associates LLC, where he was lead adviser of the African Development Fund Policy Innovation Lab, which was created under the Bill & Melinda Gates Trust Fund to support the efforts of the African Development Bank Group for reinvigorating concessional finance to respond to the changing reality of its clients.

Prior to this position, Aloysius held positions at the African Development Bank and World Bank. At the former he was previously the vice president and regional director for Eastern Africa and at the latter, served in various leadership and managerial capacities, including director of operations policy and country services.

His research interests include trade policy, regional economic integration, governance, public health economics, and  infrastructure financing. Ordu holds a Ph.D. in economics from Sussex University, M.Sc. in quantitative economics from Bristol University, and B.Sc. in economics and law from University College, Cardiff, Wales, U.K.

Foresight Africa 2023: Presentation
Brookings Institution’s Flagship Foresight Africa 2023 was wr...
Aloysius Uche Ordu
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