Faculty in Economics at Lagos Business School (LBS), Dr Doyin Salami has been appointed to chair the Federal Government’s Economic Advisory Council.
Constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Economic Advisory Council is tasked with the responsibility of advising the president on matters relating to economic growth, economic policy, and fiscal analysis.
Before the appointment, Salami was a member of the country’s Economic Management Team and the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) where he served an 8-year tenure. He is currently a member of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Advisory Group for sub-Saharan Africa and a member of the Board of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG).
In addition to teaching at LBS, Salami consults for multinationals and international agencies including the World Bank, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), British American Tobacco (BAT), among others.
Salami’s research interests include macroeconomic policy, corporate competitiveness, issues in corporate long-term financial management, and risk management. He has also written widely on the Nigerian economy.
Also appointed on the council is the LBS Breakfast Club economic outlook presenter, Bismarck Rewane and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Chukwuma Soludo.
The LBS faculty comprises highly qualified academics and professionals in industry working either full-time or part-time. They bring to the classroom knowledge and practical guidance acquired through a unique combination of research, professional experience, and consulting work done in Nigeria as well as global companies.