An economic, financial and management consulting firm headquartered in Nigeria
He coordinates the work of a tightly knit group of professionals that are providing consultancy and advisory in economic, financial and management services.
He was Former Minister National Planning Commission, Federal Government of Nigeria from July 2007 – September 2013 (6 years 3 months)Abuja Nigeria and was In charge of overall articulation, coordination and monitoring of medium and long term strategic planning for Nigeria, as well as the coordination of the activities of the Development Partners in the country
He was made Minister of Finance, Federal Government of Nigeria from June 2007 – November 2008 (1 year 6 months) Abuja, Nigeria. He was Responsible for overall management of Nigeria’s public financial and economic management, with a great focus on tackling waste and corruption and enhancing the efficiency of government.
In July 1999 – June 2007 (8 years) Shamsuddeen was Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria Abuja Nigeria, In charge of monetary and banking policy and supervision in the first 4 years. Then banking operations in the subsequent 4 years As Managing Director at NAL Merchant Bank
He was responsible for the development of Nigeria’s long-term development strategy, Nigeria Vision 2020 and the National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan. During his tenure as the Minister of Finance and National Planning, he was chairman of the Nigerian National Economic Management Team. Shamduddeen represented Nigeria as a Governor on the Governing Boards of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. He was a Member of the Federal Executive Council, National Economic Council and the National Council on Privatization.
Usman was the first Nigerian Minister to publicly declare his assets before assuming office as a public officer, an act considered as a sign of accountability and transparency in a country noted for its high levels of corruption.
ICESUMMIT 2016 themed ”Promoting a private sector driven economy through partnerships” will also feature strategic master classes and business talk hosted by The Tony Elumelu Foundation, business pitch sessions, business exhibitions, networking and B2B matchmaking opportunities managed by the global business matchmaking company.
The summit will feature key business speakers, economist, industry experts and CEO’s conferencing on two major topics; ”How do CEOs’ Of Blue-chip companies & business executives thrive, increase revenue and lead an a dwindling economy” and ”Developing the human capital, a panacea for building healthy business communities”.
Date: 15 & 16 September, 2016
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos.
Time: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm daily