Afolabi Emmanuel Olowookere

Afolabi Emmanuel Olowookere is the Chief Economist of Analysts’ Data Services and Resources (ADSR). Before now, he was at different times the Head of Economic Research and Policy Management at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria, a Research Economist at the World Bank, the Head of Economic Research and Publications at Financial Derivatives Company (FDC) and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Econometrics and Allied Research (CEAR), University of Ibadan. Afolabi holds a Doctoral Degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan. He is a Senior Faculty Member at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG, an associate of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, a member of the Research Committee of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and a member of the Productive Capacities Index (PCI) Statistical and Technical Task Team of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).  He has served in the drafting and the macroeconomic modelling groups that worked on the National Development Plans (2021-2025) and Nigeria Agenda 2050. Afolabi has published widely in his field with experience working and consulting for various international and local institutions in the areas of Economics, Finance and Data Modelling. He is the author of the book, “Nigeria in Figures: A Socio-Economic Databook”.