Coronation Merchant Bank Limited has announced the appointment of Chinwe Egwim as the Chief Economist of the Merchant Bank as of June 28, 2020. Prior to joining Coronation Merchant Bank, she had worked at FBNQuest Merchant Bank, FBN Capital, Fitch Ratings Milan and the Central Bank of Nigeria.
She holds aÂ Masters in Financial Economics from Kingston University London, a BA in Economics from Kwame Nkrumah University Kumasi Ghana and is an alumna of the European School of Economics.
With over 500 published economic notes under her belt, Chinwe has carved a niche as an outstanding economist renowned forÂ consistently applyingÂ rigorous analysisÂ in her work whilst ensuringÂ Africa’s economic landscape is better understood.Â HerÂ contributions have also supported high-level committees’ setup by development agencies like the World Bank.
Furthermore, she has been included in IMF Article IV consultations and is also an active member of the Africa Development Bank Meetings. Presently, she sits as a member of the board committee on research at the Nigeria Economic Summit Group and has served as Resident Economist for the research-based initiative, AiR – Africa Investment Roundtable.
Commenting on herÂ appointment,Â the Managing Director/CEOÂ of Coronation Merchant Bank,Â Banjo AdegbohungbeÂ said,
“ChinweÂ brings in a wealth of experience in economicÂ analysisÂ and financial matters.Â HerÂ broad experience and competence – within macroeconomics,Â research, as well as economic policyÂ and reformsÂ -positions her appropriately to provide strategic insights for our customers.Â We are certain sheÂ will be an excellent addition to theÂ CoronationÂ team,Â and we trust she will enjoy working with us.”
Funke Feyisitan-Ladimeji, Executive Director of Coronation Merchant Bank, said.
âHer broad experience and competenceÂ within macroeconomics, research, as well as in economic policy and reforms, positions her well to provide strategic insights for our customers. We are certain she is an excellent addition to the Coronation team and we look forward to her contributions,â