Linah Kelebogile Mohohlo was Governor of the Bank of Botswana for 17 years until 2016. During her 23-year career with the bank, she served in a number of operational and policy areas, including secretarial, human resource management, economic research and reserves management.
She has also worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the Special Appointee programme and, in her capacity as Governor of the IMF for Botswana, she was a member of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (2000/02), representing the Africa Group 1 Constituency comprising 21 anglophone African countries.
Linah served in the Commission for Africa, Lancet Commission on Investing in Health, and has chaired the UN High Level Panel on Recosting as well as the World Economic Forum on Africa.
Her other memberships are those of the Africa Progress Panel and Investment Committee of the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund. She is a recipient of a number of professional awards, among which is Botswana’s highest public service award for efficient and devoted service (The Presidential Order of Honour).