Kemi Adeosun has been the Finance Minister of Nigeria since 11 November 2015.
NAME: Kemi Adeosun
DATE OF BIRTH: 9 March 1967
PLACE OF BIRTH: London, England
OCCUPATION: Chartered Accountant
EDUCATION: Kemi Adeosun earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of East London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Financial Management from the University of London. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1994.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Accounting assistant at British Telecom, London, from 1989 till 1990, Goodman Jones, London, working as a Senior audit officer from 1990 till 1993. She became Manager of Internal Audit at London Underground, London and Prism Consulting from 1994 till 2000 before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, London as Senior Manager from 2000 till 2002. In 2002, Kemi became financial controller at Chapel Hill Denham Management and subsequently, Managing Director in 2010. After working with Quo Vadis Partnership as Managing Director in 2010 and 2011, she was appointed the Commissioner of Finance in Ogun State, from 2011 till 2015.
ACHIEVEMENTS: World Bank, Ex-Officio Alternate Member of the Board of Governors
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Waleps
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.