Wednesday, 18 February 2009
Charles Chukwuma Soludo, CFR is an economics professor and the Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He has been Governor since 29 May 2004. He is also a member of the British Department for International Development's International Advisory Group
Dr Soludo has been visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund, the University of Cambridge, the Brookings Institution, the University of Warwick and the University of Oxford and a visiting professor at Swarthmore College (USA). He has also worked as a consultant for a number of international organizations, including The World Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the United Nations Development Programme.
He obtained his three degrees and then professorship at the University of Nigeria in Nsukka, Enugu State. He graduated with a First Class Honors degree in 1984, an M.Sc. Economics in 1987, and a Ph.D. in 1989, winning prizes for the best student at all three levels.