The trainer is a former banking sector analyst specializing in emerging markets, especially Africa. With experience in trade and commodity finance, syndicated loans, fintech and agritech, he brings a wide range of experience in some of the most dynamic areas of banking.
An economist by training, he was previously Senior Economist at the Economist Intelligence Unit and head of research at pan-African bank, Ecobank. He has worked with international banks, multilateral financing institutions, hedge funds, and investment funds across the globe, and with multinational corporations.
He has researched and written about ESG, particularly the intersection of ESG and fintech. He holds a BA and a PhD from the University of Bristol.