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Joseph Olaoye Jaiyeola

Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Economic Summit Group – NESG

Current CEO of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), a private sector led non-profit, non-partisan think tank organization with a mandate to promote and champion the reform of the Nigerian economy into an open, globally competitive economy. He is also the Chairman of Kainos Edge Consulting Limited. He is an innovative, energetic and visionary leader with over 25 years banking experience and exposure, both in the local and international financial markets. He worked with the Central Bank of Nigeria for over ten years and then moved to the private sector where he served as the MD/CEO of Kakawa Discount House Limited (now FBN Merchant) for about a decade. He is a past president of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), a trustee of the Financial Markets Dealers Association, and a Pioneer Board member of FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange. Mr. Jaiyeola has also served in various committees, groups and professional bodies such as the Nigerian Vision 2020 Committee amongst others. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics, a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance, and a Chartered Banker MBA degree from Bangor University, Wales. Further, he is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), a member of Chartered Institute of Bankers, Scotland; and a fellow in the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN).