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Prof. Utomi serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board of CBO Investment Management. He has served in senior positions in government, as an adviser to the President of Nigeria, the private sector, as Chief Operating Officer for Volkswagen of Nigeria and in academia. Prof. Utomi was candidate for President of Nigeria in 2007 and 2011. A fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria and founding Senior Faculty of the Lagos Business School- Pan African University, Prof. Utomi was Director of the Centre for Applied Economics at the Lagos Business School. He co-founded the Lagos Business School in 1994. He has also served as the Chairman of the Economic Commission for the Niger Delta. Prof. Utomi has served on the Council of key apex private sector associations including the Lagos Chamber of Commerce, The National Council of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria and the Nigerian Consultative Association (NECA). Prof. Utomi is the author of several Management and Public Policy books. His academic background covers a range from Policy Economics, Business and Political Science to Mass communications. As an entrepreneur, Prof. Utomi founded and co-founded companies that are active in fields including financial services, ICT and media. He was appointed Professor of the Social and Political Economy Environment of Business and Entrepreneurship. Prof. Utomi has been a scholar-in-residence at the American University in Washington DC and the Havard Business School. As leader of Civil Society, he is the founder of the Centre for Values in Leadership; and the Concerned Professionals, among other social sector enterprise initiatives. Prof. Utomi is active on the International speaking circuit, especially on the subject of High growth economics and leadership. He is a professor of political economy, a management expert and a Nigerian entrepreneur. He obtained a first class degree in mass communications at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN. Prof. Utomi also holds an MA, MPA and Ph.D in political economy.

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