The Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to President Mills Dr. Gobind Nankani has died.
The demise of the 62-year-old happened on September 9 in Maryland in the United States of America.
Until his death, Dr. Nankani was a well respected economist who held senior economist management positions in various regions and sectors throughout his 30-year career at the World Bank.
He was also the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network and a former President of Global Development Network (GDN).
Dr. Gobind Nankani, a Ghanaian national, held a Ph.D and MA degrees from Harvard University and a BSc degree from the University of Ghana, Legon, and he most recently served as the Executive Director of International Growth Centre in London.
In 2008 he was honoured with the prestigious Order of the Volta Award by the Government of Ghana for his contribution to Ghana and Africa’s social development and financing.