Dr Denny Kalyalya

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Dr. Denny H. Kalyalya has been Governor of the Bank of Zambia since February 2015. Prior to this appointment, he served as Executive Director at the World Bank Group (WBG) from 2012 to 2014 and as Alternate Executive Director from 2010 to 2012, representing Africa Group 1 Constituency comprising 22 countries. Dr. Kalyalya also served as Deputy Governor - Operations at the Bank of Zambia from 2002 to 2010 and as Director - Economics from 1998 to 2002.

In addition to his duties as Governor, Dr. Kalyalya serves as Chairperson of the Bank of Zambia Board of Directors.

He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 1980 and a Master of Arts in Economics in 1983, both from the University of Zambia (UNZA). He received a second Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, USA (UMASS) in 1989 and later went on to receive a PhD in Economics from UMASS in 1993 on a Fulbright Hays Scholarship.