Charles Chukwuma Soludo, CFR is an economics professor and a former Governor and chairman of the board of directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He founded African Heritage Institution in 2000 as African Institute for Applied Economics. He is a member of the British Department for International Development's International Advisory Group.
H.E Donald Duke
Donald Duke was the Governor of Cross River State, Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. Duke has been praised for his contributions to the fields of agriculture, urban development, government, environment, information and communication, investment drive, and tourism. Through his work Calabar is seen as the "cleanest city in Nigeria.
Dr. Oby Ezekwesili
Oby Ezekwesili is a Nigerian chartered accountant. She was a co-founder of Transparency International, serving as one of the pioneer directors of the global anti-corruption body based in Berlin, Germany. She served as Federal Minister of Solid Minerals and then as Federal Minister of Education during the second-term presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo.
Prof. Akpan Ekpo
Akpan Hogan Ekpo is a Nigerian economist and professor. He is currently the Director General of the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Ekpo is also a former Director at the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Ralph C. Bryant
Ralph C. Bryant is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. His primary fields of expertise are international economics, monetary economics and macroeconomic policy. Bryant was director of the Division of International Finance at the Federal Reserve Board and the international economist for the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee.
Prof Osita Ogbu
Prof Osita Ogbu is a professor of Economics and Director of the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus. He has over 25 years of professional experience in research, research management, institution building, policy advice and executive leadership and has published several papers in both local and international journals.
Bishop Matthew Kukah
Bishop Kukah received the Bachelor of Divinity at the Pontifical Urban University, Rome in 1976, followed by a Master’s degree in Peace Studies, at the University of Bradford, United Kingdom in 1980. He served as a member of the Nigerian Investigation Commission of Human Rights Violations.