Dr. Eberechukwu Uneze is an Executive Director in the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
He was previously Executive Director of the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) and Head of the Centre's Public Financial Management & Governance (PFMG) research area. Dr. Uneze’s previously worked in the Nigerian banking sector in various roles, and as an Economics lecturer at the University of Kent and Baze University.
Dr. Uneze’s research interest cuts across Public Economics and Policy Analysis, Development Finance, and Impact Evaluation. He works at the frontier of global development, and is widely recognized as one of the leading development thinkers in Nigeria and Africa. In 2013, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Global Development Network for his contributions to the advancement of research and capacity building in Africa. Dr. Uneze has provided policy advice to domestic and international institutions including the World Bank, DfID, AfDB, ODI and various Nigerian government agencies.
He holds a PhD in Economics from the UK, a Master of Science degree in Economic Management and Policy from the University of Strathclyde, UK, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Imo State University, Nigeria. Dr. Uneze’s also received post-graduate trainings from Harvard University (USA), Duke University (USA), Laval University, Quebec (Canada); George Washington University (USA); University of Bologna (Italy).