Ousmène Jacques Mandeng, Head of Public Sector Investment Advisory. He joined Ashmore in January 2008 to head the expansion of Ashmore's public sector franchise. Ousmène was a Deputy Division Chief at the International Monetary Fund and had several assignments in Latin America, including as a resident representative, and on IMF member and lending policies. He worked in investment banking economic research for Credit Suisse on Eastern Europe and Africa. Ousmène specialises in international monetary issues and did his post-graduate studies in economics at Cambridge University.