Mothae Maruping

Mothae Maruping (1944) is ambassador and permanent representative for Lesotho with the United Nations in Geneva. From 1998 to 2006 he was executive director of the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) in Harare.

He has taught economics at the Lincoln University (US) and at the National University of Lesotho. He was dean of Social Sciences and later the pro-vice chancellor of the National University of Lesotho from 1982 to 1986. In 1988 he became the governor of the Central Bank of Lesotho from where he moved to MEFMI in 1998. He has also served in some corporate and national and international Boards.