Hanan Morsy

Deputy Executive Secretary and Chief Economist, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa


Dr. Hanan Morsy is the Deputy Executive Secretary and Chief Economist of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. She has amassed extensive cross-country experience and vast expertise in leading top-quality policy and development work and building strong partnerships, working in international organizations including the International Monetary Fund and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. As former Director of Macroeconomic Policy and Research at the African Development Bank, she provided thought leadership on economic issues and oversaw the production of rigorous analytical work. Dr. Morsy has published on a wide range of economic and development issues and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the George Washington University and a Masters degree in Economics from the University of California, USA.

Register for Updates

Would you like to receive updates on the Global Solutions Initiative, upcoming events, G20-related developments and the future of multilateralism? Then subscribe here!

1 You hereby agree that the personal data provided may be used for the purpose of updates on the Global Solutions Initiative by the Global Solutions Initiative Foundation gemeinnützige GmbH. Your consent is revocable at any time (by e-mail to contact@global-solutions-initiative.org or to the contact data given in the imprint). The update is sent in accordance with the privacy policy and to advertise the Global Solutions Initiative’s own products and services.