He has a PhD in Law and Economics of Banking Regulation, MSc in Economics and Post-graduate Diploma in Development Economics from University of Manchester, UK. In addition, he also has MSc in Comparative Political Economy from Cardiff University, UK and BSc in Sociology from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
He has over 15 years experience in teaching, private sector, policy research and consulting both in Nigeria and UK. He has consulted for both local and international organisations and worked in Barclays Bank UK for over five years. He has lectured at Glasgow School of Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University; School of Built Environment and Business, University of Salford; Department of Economics and School of Law, University of Manchester, UK.
He has a multi-disciplinary teaching and research interests including Business Strategy and Management, Risk Management in Financial Institutions, Bank Management and Financial Services Regulation, Law and Finance in Emerging Markets, Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility, Law and Development Economics. He has presented papers in international/local conferences, contributed many book chapters and published papers in peer-reviewed journals. His last paper on Securitization and Financial Crisis was just published by Research in International Business and Finance Journal. He is the author/editor of two corporate governance handbooks titled ‘Corporate Governance in Developing and Emerging Markets’ (Routledge, 2017) and ‘Enhancing Board Effectiveness-Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging Markets’ (Routledge, 2018). He is working on his third and fourth books on Corporate Social Responsibility to the published by Cambridge University Press.
He is a member of several bodies including Society of Corporate Governance Nigeria, British Academy of Management and Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN).