11 February 2013

Nigeria: Ikazoboh Appointed Into Canada-Based IISD Board

The former Interim Administrator of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Emmanuel Ikazoboh, has been appointed a member of the board of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).

The IISD is a Canada-based public policy research think-tank that contributes to sustainable development by advancing policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change and energy, natural and social capital, and the enabling role of communication technologies in these areas.

Ikazoboh, who was a former Managing Partner/CEO of Deloitte West & Central Africa, and Papa Kwesi Nduom, the Convention People's Party's flag bearer for the 2008 elections in Ghana, are now the two Africans on the board of IISD, which has 25 members.

In the appointment letter, IISD said: "given your experience and areas of action, as well as your deep understanding of the region's priorities, your name would be an outstanding addition to our Board."

Ikazoboh is a United Kingdom certified accountant and a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and of the Nigeria Institute of Taxation. He has experience in managing high profile advisory assignments for federal government institutions, state governments and private sector clients, in Nigeria over 25 years. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Hedonmark Management Services Limited.

He attended leadership and senior management courses with Deloitte and was one of the top CEOs seconded to Kellogg Senior Management School at the Northwestern University Chicago. He has a MBA in financial management and marketing from Manchester University Business School and graduated in finance and accounting from Yaba College of Technology Lagos, Nigeria.

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