Research Fellow – Economic Affairs
Henri KOUAM is a Fellow in Economic Affairs at the Nkafu Policy Institute. He currently works as an economic consultant for a global expert network – Global Wonks. Before this, he was an economist and macroeconomic strategist at Roubini Global Economics, one of the leading economic research providers in London. As a Nordic Economist and commodity analyst at Continuum Economics, he employed machine learning as the leader of the global house price index and provided key commodities views for oil majors.
He was the lead research analyst on the Demographic Dividend (DD) for Central and West Africa. The project sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation saw a redesign of the communication strategy on the DD in French-speaking Africa. Henri worked as a business development specialist for one of the leading property start-ups in the World – Uniplaces- with markets across Europe and Asia.
Henri completed his Bachelors and Masters in Business Administration where he majored in Finance and has published a range of papers on economic policy, fiscal and monetary economics with an emphasis on econometrics and machine learning.