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Michael Obanubi


Michael has considerable experience of providing strategic advice to development finance institutions, donors, foundations and banks to facilitate increased investment in the agriculture and infrastructure sectors.

Michael Obanubi

Michael Obanubi is a principal consultant with considerable experience of leading projects. His expertise involves providing strategic advice to support development finance institutions, donors, foundations and multi-lateral development banks to develop interventions designed to facilitate increased investment in the agriculture and infrastructure sectors in emerging markets.

He has expertise on technical issues such as development finance, value-chain analysis, economic appraisal and cost benefit analysis, impact assessment, business plan development and evaluations. He has a strong understanding of the development finance landscape and the investment approaches of several institutions. He also brings in-country experience in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Morocco, South Africa, Zambia, Mali, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Nicaragua.

Prior to joining CEPA, Michael worked as an economist at HM Treasury, and before that spent three years working as an economist in Nigeria and Uganda through the ODI Fellowship. He holds an undergraduate degree from Warwick University and a post-graduate degree from University College London. He also holds qualifications in Advanced Econometrics and Public Finance from the London School of Economics, and additional postgraduate qualifications in Economic Appraisals and Privatisation & Public Private Partnerships from SOAS, University of London.

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