We are pleased to welcome John Struthers, Professor of Economics at the University of the West of Scotland and Honorary Consul for Ethiopia in Scotland to our board. He is an experienced academic and economist with over 35 years working in a variety of universities in the UK and in Africa.
Professor Struthers leads the Centre for African Research on Enterprise and Economic Development in Africa - a centre carries out research, consultancy and training in the area of enterprise and economic development. He has worked in Nigeria and Sierra Leone, and carried out research on Ghana and Ethiopia. He has extensive publications in a range of economics journals, principally in the ﬁeld of development economics.
Learn more about Professor Struthers, the credit gap in Africa and the key blockers for lending and why he feels Bright is an exciting solution to bridge the gap!