July 20, 2024

South East Professionals Forum celebrates Dr Eberechukwu Uneze at 50

South East Professionals Forum proudly celebrates Dr. Eberechukwu Uneze as he marks his 50th birthday on 11th June 2024. Dr. Uneze’s journey from Imo State University to prestigious global institutions such as Yale, Columbia, and Oxford exemplifies the pinnacle of academic and professional excellence. His extensive contributions in economics, governance, and public service have made him a prominent figure in these fields.

A Distinguished Academic and Economist:

Dr. Eberechukwu Uneze who hails from Amakohia Ubi, Owerri West LGA, Imo State, is a paragon of intellectual and professional accomplishments. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Imo State University, a Master’s degree in Economic Management and Policy from the University of Strathclyde, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Kent. His quest for knowledge extended to executive programs at top global institutions, including:

Yale University, School of Management

Columbia Business School – University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Oxford University, Saïd Business School

London School of Economics

MIT Sloan School of Management
– International Institute for Management Development (IMD)

Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
– Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business
– University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
– Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
– INSEAD, France
– University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
– University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
– London Business School
– Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
– Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy
– University of Bologna, Centre for International Development
– Laval University, Quebec, Canada

A Leader in Economics and Governance

Dr. Uneze’s impressive career spans academia, banking, consultancy, and public service. He began as a Banking Trainee at United Bank for Africa Plc, later serving in significant roles including Director of Research at the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa, Senior Lecturer at Baze University, Board Member at Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), and Non-Executive Director at Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC).

He has provided consultancy services to notable organizations such as:

– Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and DFID
– Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Performance
– Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, Nigeria
– National Universities Commission, Nigeria
– Nigerian Economic Summit Group

Dr. Uneze’s professional training includes programs at Lagos Business School, Institute of Directors (IOD), London, and The Evaluators’ Institute at George Washington University.

A Prolific Scholar and Influential Leader

Dr. Uneze is a prolific writer, attended about 50 conferences globally and is a member of prestigious organizations such as the Institute of Directors, Nigeria, Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, Canadian Economics Association, and American Economic Association.

A Legacy of Excellence

Dr. Eberechukwu Uneze’s journey is a beacon of inspiration. His dedication to knowledge, leadership, and service underscores the potential for greatness through hard work, resilience, and passion. His story is a powerful reminder that with determination and heart, we can achieve anything we set our minds to.

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