Matthias C. Mordi

Chief Executive Officer, National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria

BSc in Economics, Univ. of Ilorin; MBA and four Master's degrees in Public Sector Leadership and Policy, IESE Business School, Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School of Gov't, Johns Hopkins SAIS, and American Univ. Banker. More than 20 years in the banking industry, leading or co-leading successful turnarounds of three failing banks. Since 2013, CEO, National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN). Has served on the board of more than 30 financial institutions across Africa and the UK. Former: President, West African Bankers' Assoc.; Chairman of the Board, West Africa Credit Bureau. Chairman, UBA Capital. Founder, Accender Africa, a non-profit organization. Interests: playing an active role in Nigeria's continued economic development and is dedicated to reducing poverty across Africa; football; driving; traveling; music.