Linah Kelebogile Mohohlo
Linah Kelebogile Mohohlo was Governor of the Bank of Botswana for a period of 17 years to 2016, following a 23-year career with the Bank during which she served in a number of operational and policy areas.
She has also worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the Special Appointee programme and, in her capacity as Governor of the IMF for Botswana, she has been a member of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, representing the Africa Group 1 Constituency.
Linah served in the Commission for Africa, Lancet Commission on Investing in Health, Africa Progress Panel and has chaired the UN High Level Panel on Recosting as well as the World Economic Forum on Africa.
She is a member of the Investment Committee of the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund, and is a recipient of a number of professional awards, among which is Botswana’s highest public service award for efficient and devoted service (The Presidential Order of Honour).
She currently works for the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry as Investment Coordinator, and was recently appointed Chancellor of the University of Botswana by His Excellency President Masisi of Botswana. Linah has read accounting and business, economics, finance and investments at the University of Botswana, The George Washington University and University of Exeter, respectively, and received executive management training from Yale University.