The trainer is a former banking sector analyst specializing in emerging markets. With experience in trade finance, commodity value chains, syndicated loans, fintech and agritech, he brings a wide range of experience in some of the most dynamic areas of banking. He is a regular speaker at conferences, including those specializing in trade finance, and a commentator in the media.
An economist by training, the trainer was previously Senior Economist at the Economist Intelligence Unit and head of research at the 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 that have operations in Africa.
The trainer holds a BA and a PhD from the University of Bristol.