Biekpe Nicholas

Biekpe Nicholas was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2017. As a fellow, Biekpe Nicholas contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Cultural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences

Professor Nicholas Biekpe is a Professor of Development Finance and Econometrics at the University of Cape Town South Africa.  He is also the President of Africagrowth Institute and Executive Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Development Finance. Professor Biekpe is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Review of Development Finance, The African Finance Journal and the Africagrowth Agenda.  He has published extensively in the area of development finance and mathematical finance. Professor Biekpe is a member of the Academy of Sciences of South Africa (ASSAf), Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society of United Kingdom (RSS), Chartered Scientist of the Science Council of the United Kingdom (CSci).