Okechukwu Enelamah

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Okechukwu Enelamah
Minister of Industry Trade and Investment Nigeria
Assumed office
11 Nov 2015

Okechukwu Enelamah (born 1964) is Nigeria's Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment. He was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari to join the Federal Cabinet in October 2015[1] and appointed to the Industry, Trade, and Investment portfolio in November 2015.[2]

Education[edit]

Enelamah earned a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1985. He earned a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard University in 1994 where he was a Baker Scholar and Loeb Fellow.[3] He is a member of ICAN (1992) and became a CFA in 1997.[4] He earned Dean’s List honours in his MBBS graduating class at the University of Nigeria, and was awarded national prizes in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) examinations.

Career[edit]

Enelamah worked as an Audit Senior and Consultant with 1988 at Arthur Anderson (now KPMG Professional Services). He later worked in the New York and London offices of Goldman Sachs in 1993 before joining Zephyr Management as an investment manager where he rose to Principal in the Johannesburg office between 1995 and 1997.[5] Enalamah founded African Capital Alliance (ACA), a private equity firm, in 1997 where he served as CEO until his appointment to the Industry, Trade, and Investment portfolio in November 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laessing & Williams. "Nigeria's Buhari asks head of biggest private equity firm to join cabinet". Reuters. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  2. ^ Magnowski, Wallace, and Ibukun. "The Key Ministers in Nigerian President Buhari's Cabinet". Bloomberg. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Okechukwu Enelamah M.D., CFA". Bloomberg. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment (MITI)". Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (MITI). Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "DR. OKECHUKWU ENELAMAH DIRECTOR". Cornerstone. Retrieved 5 December 2016.