Renowned economist Dr. Jerry Kombat-Monfant has been appointed as a Chief Economist, to serve on the Technical Expert Group (TEG) of the Finance Watch.
By the mandate of his appointment, Dr. Kombat-Monfant would also serve on the European Commission’s Platform on Sustainable Finance, European banking Authority (EBA) among other expert groups.
Dr. Jerry Kombat-Monfant is an American trained Economist who holds a Doctorate degree in International Finance and Economics from St. Louis, Missouri- USA.
In addition, he has a Master of Business Administration in International Management and an Executive Certificate in Global Strategy Implementation from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona- USA. Dr. Monfant holds specializations in Monetary Policy Economics from Columbia University, New York City-USA, and specialisation in Global Financial Crisis from Yale University, USA.
Jerry also has a specialisation in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination from West Virginia University and a certificate in Portfolio and Risk Management from University of Geneva, Switzerland.
Dr. Monfant has a specialisation in a country level Economics from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. His first degree is in accounting and Finance from Clayton State University, USA.
He is a Chartered Accountant (Ghana), Fellow of Certified Public Accountants-USA, a Fellow of Association of International Accountants, UK, a Fellow of Chartered Economists of Ghana, Chartered Management Consultant (Canada), a Fellow of Certified Project Accountant, Delaware –USA, and Certified Fraud Examiner, USA.
He is a renowned Economist, International Monetary Policy Advisor, Financial and Strategy Senior Lead Consultant, who has successfully executed many macro-economic projects across the globe. Jerry currently serves on the monetary policy committee of European Financial Reporting Advisory group within the European Union.
Some of his core projects and contributions has been the proposal for a relevant dynamic EU Sustainability Reporting Standard Setting and the Accounting for Crypto- Assets Reporting amongst the Financial Institutions and the Capital Markets. He is also a member of European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, a network of prestigious Economic Professionals worldwide.
He holds expertise in transforming emerging economies and industries. This was evident in his job as Country Director for World Bank, IMF, and KFW sponsored projects in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Prior to his appointment in Africa, Jerry was a Country Director for Intelligent Business Transfer in Singapore, just to name a few.
Dr. Monfant has consulted for Investment Banks and development Banks in Asia and Africa.
He doubles as the Group President of MBIC Group, Economy, Finance and Strategy Consulting firm, with presence in Canada, South East Asia and Ghana.