NSIA boss to deliver keynote address at 2014 Banking Sector Report Launch
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uche Orji, will deliver the keynote address at the launch of the Afrinvest 2014 Nigerian Banking Sector Report on Tuesday, September 9.
The event will take place at the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, and will be attended by key stakeholders in Nigeria’s financial services industry, from both the public and private sector. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is the Special Guest of Honour.
Titled “Navigating Growth in a Challenging Environment”, the 2014 Report, according to Ike Chioke, Managing Director of Afrinvest, “x-rays the current conditions of the Nigerian banking landscape within the context of the domestic and global economy.”
“We are excited that Uche Orji, MD/CEO of the NSIA, will be the keynote speaker at the launch; guests can have a better appreciation of the key sectors that the agency is focused on with respect to its remit to catalyse the transformation of the economy, and how the objectives of the NSIA interlink with those of the CBN and the banking industry”, Chioke said.
Prior to his appointment as the CEO of the NSIA in 2012, Orji had worked in a number of reputable global institutions such as J.P. Morgan Securities and Goldman Sachs Asset Management in the United Kingdom.
Orji received particular acclaim for his development of a ten-point investment framework for semi-conductor investment while Managing Director in the technology group of well-known United States investment bank UBS, causing him to shoot to number five in the world rankings of best brokerage analysts (Forbes).
The Afrinvest annual “Nigerian Banking Sector Report” was started in 2006, and has come to be recognized as the leading and most incisive report on Nigeria’s banking industry, as well as a valuable reference for local and international investors in the Nigerian economy.
Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited is a wealth advisory firm involved in investment banking, securities trading, asset management and investment research with a focus on West Africa.