Former Deputy Governor, Financial Systems Stability of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has been appointed a professor at Tuft University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, Massachusetts.
Mr. Moghalu’s appointment will take effect from July 1, 2015.
The former CBN deputy governor is also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sogato Strategies LLC, a global strategy and risk advisory firm focusing on emerging markets.
With his appointment, Mr. Moghalu will be the Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at the institution.
A statement on Wednesday announcing Mr. Moghalu appointment said he would teach a course on Emerging Africa in the World Economy in The Fletcher School’s Master of International Business, MIB graduate degree programme.
He will also teach at the Institute for Business in the Global Context, focusing on the interplay between globalization, business and government.
“I am honoured by this appointment by The Fletcher School, one of the world’s leading schools of international affairs, of which I also happen to be a proud alumnus”, Mr. Moghalu said of his appointment.
“It demonstrates a recognition of the growing importance of Africa’s emerging markets in the global economy, and will perfectly compliment my work at Sogato Strategies
Sogato Strategies, which has offices in the United States, Switzerland and Nigeria, provides bespoke advisory services to business corporations and government entities.
The company’s areas of specialization cover issues on investment climate, risk and strategy, corporate governance, institutional strategy and transformation, global partnerships, and strategic communications.
Mr. Moghalu served as Deputy Governor of the CBN for five-years till November 2014.
During his time, he led the Bank’s implementation of far-reaching reforms to Nigeria’s banking sector.
Mr. Moghalu, who obtained his Ph.D. at the London School of Economics, and Master of Arts degree from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, also has his barrister at law degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
He also has the International Certificate in Risk Management at the U.K. Institute of Risk Management in London.
Prior to his service at the CBN, Mr. Moghalu worked for the United Nations for 17 years, before founding Sogato Strategies S.A. in Geneva, Switzerland in 2009.
He is the author of four books, including the acclaimed ‘Emerging Africa: How the Global Economy’s ‘Last Frontier’ Can Prosper and Matter (Penguin Books, 2014) and a forthcoming book on global banking reform; Corporate Communications Service.