Renosi Mokate is an Independent Consultant and former Executive Director of the World Bank Group where she represented Angola, Nigeria and South Africa and also served as the Chairperson of the Audit Committee. Formerly she was a Deputy-Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, during which she was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, the Governors’ Executive Committee and the Audit Committee. She also chaired two subsidiaries of the South African Reserve Bank, namely the South African Bank Note Company (Pty) Ltd and the South African Mint (Pty) Ltd. She has held various positions in the public sector and academia, including being the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Financial and Fiscal Commission; Chief Executive Officer of the Central Energy Fund; Executive Director: Group Economic and Social Analysis at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC); Director and Professor: Centre for Reconstruction and Development at the University of Pretoria; Senior Policy Analyst at the Development Bank of Southern Africa and Associate Professor of Economics at Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, USA.
She is a member of the Board of Advisors, School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Delaware in the USA and member of the Advisory Panel on the Development Progress Report, Overseas Development Institute in the UK. She has held numerous board positions in both the public and private sectors.
She holds a PhD and MA from the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, and a BA from Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. Her areas of specialization are Development Economics, Urban Economics and Policy Analysis.