Prof. Kingsley Moghalu
Kingsley Moghalu is a global leader who has made contributions to the stability, progress and wealth of nations, societies and individuals across such domains as academia, economic policy, banking and finance, entrepreneurship, law, and diplomacy. He is the author of several books, and his latest ‘Build, Innovate, Grow’ lays down a detailed blueprint for his goal to restore Nigeria.
He is the Founder & CEO of Sogato Strategies LLC, and previously worked for the United Nations for 17 years, leading successful work in national reconciliation and nation-building in fractured societies, risk management and management reform in the UN, and raising billions of dollars for social investments in developing countries by The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, tuberculosis and Malaria in Geneva. He returned to Nigeria and was deputy governor at the Central Bank of Nigeria from 2009 – 2014, leading a team that stabilised the banking industry after the 2008 global financial crisis. In 2015, he returned to the US to become a Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University from 2015 – 2017.
Kingsley was educated at the London School of Economics and Political Science (Ph.D., M.Phil.), The Fletcher School at Tufts University (M.A.), University of Nigeria, Nsukka (LL.B.), and the Institute of Risk Management in London, UK. He has completed executive leadership programs in economic transformation, macroeconomic management, global leadership, corporate governance, and strategy at Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, Wharton, Chicago Booth School of Business, and the International Monetary Fund Institute. A keen philanthropist, Kingsley founded the Isaac Moghalu Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides support for literacy, educational institutions, and access to education for underprivileged children in ruralcommunities in Nigeria. He is also presently President of the Institute for Governance and Economic Transformation.
He is also an international keynote speaker at industry conferences, and a frequent commentator in the global media including CNN, BBC World TV, Bloomberg, and the Financial Times.