Dr Shamsuddeen UsmanChairman
Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman, CON, OFR is an Economist and Banker, is the Chairman of the Board.
He is currently the CEO of SUSMAN & Associates, an economic, financial and management consulting from headquartered in Nigeria.
Dr. Usman was the Minister of National Planning between January 2009 and September 2013.
He was also Nigeria’s Finance Minister between June 2007 and January 2009.
He was responsible for the development of Nigeria’s long-term development strategy, Nigeria and the National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan.
He began his education at Dandago Primary School. After a secondary school education at the prestigious Government College Keffi and King’s College, Lagos, he obtained a BSc. in Economics from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria.
He later won a National scholarship to study for his MSc. and PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science between 1977 and 1980.