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Dr. Andrew S. Nevin, PhD is an iconic figure in Nigeria, playing a number of key roles to advance Nigeria’s and West Africa’s economy and society, including:
• Founding Director of the Africa Institute for Leadership and Public Administration
• Member of the Advisory Board at Lagos Business School
• Member of Nigerian Economic Summit Group Board Committee on Research
• A tireless advocate for innovation in Nigeria. Some of his initiatives include:
- One of the leading advocates for Blockchain technology adoption in the country, including sponsoring the Blockchain website www.blockchainafrica.io.
- Co-founder of Binkabi, a blockchain-enabled trading platform trying to increase the incomes of the 500m farmers in developing countries (www.binkabi.io).
- Co-founder of iKoN (www.ikon.energy), a Nigerian company focused on bringing a unique solar energy technology to Nigeria (www.i-kabin.com).
-Advisor to several start-up companies led by young Nigerians

Andrew is the Advisory Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria. He is one of PwC’s leading global thinkers, working at the complex intersection of economics, strategy, capital markets & investment.
He has over 32 years of professional experience as an entrepreneur, private equity investor, line manager, economist & strategy consultant. He started his professional career at McKinsey & Company, serving in the Toronto & Paris. Before joining PwC, he spent 10 years living in China and was President of United Family Hospitals (China’s pre-eminent international hospital chain) during the SARS crisis in 2003-2005.

He holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University; MA in Philosophy & Politics from Balliol College, Oxford University (where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar), and a BSc (Hon) in Computer Science & Mathematics from University of Western Ontario, Canada. In April 2011, he was named Strategy Consultant of the Year for 2010 by the Management Consultants Association in the UK.

Andrew is a Canadian citizen

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