H.E. Dr Jean-Claude Brou
Minister of Industry and Mines
Republic of Cote d’Ivoire


Dr. Kassi Jean-Claude Brou became Minister of Mines and Industry in November 2012.

Prior to this, he was the World Bank's Resident Representative for Chad from 2010 to 2013.

In 2009, he served as Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where he was in charge of macroeconomics, private-sector development and public-sector reform.

As a professor at the Economics department of the University of Cincinnati (Ohio, USA) in 1981 and 1982, Dr. Brou taught both macro- and microeconomics.

Dr. Brou holds a PhD in Economics (1982) and an MBA in Finance (1980) from the University of Cincinnati. Previously, he obtained a Master's in Economics (1979) from the same institution and from Côte d'Ivoire National University (1976).