Chinwe Egwim

Chinwe Egwim is a professional Economist that has 500+ published economic notes geared towards macro, development, and financial economics. She is currently the Senior Economist at FBNQuest Merchant Bank, an arm of FBN Holdings.

Chinwe was appointed as a National Consultant by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa to lead the services trade project which is partly driven by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Her contributions have also supported high-level committees’ setup by global development agencies. She has been included in IMF Article IV consultations, AfDB annual meetings, and as a member of the Board committee on Research at the NESG. In 2021, she became Resident Economist for the research-based initiative, AiR – Africa Investment Roundtable.

She is a highly sought-after thought leader and has spoken at and delivered keynotes on several reputable platforms and expert panels. Her TEDx talk on Equipping the Female Economy has contributed to conversations around lifting women. On print, her views around economic trends are featured across media platforms – Chinwe’s article on the AfCFTA and Women was published by the World Economic Forum. She provides expert advice around economic trends on news channels such as CNBC Africa and the BBC.

Chinwe’s book- Understanding Economic “Jargon” has ranked as a bestseller on Amazon. It breaks down how economic indicators and the investment climate react to economic shocks and upswings. In 2020, Chinwe was appointed as an Executive Council Member of Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ).

She has received reputable recognitions and awards for her work as an Economist and Advocate for Women Empowerment. She is also on the Executive Council of Africa Policy Conversations and an Advisory Board Member of Bookings Africa, 9 to 5 Chick and The Women International. In addition, Chinwe is a Founding Partner of DAS Hub Africa, a mentor to young professionals, and a resource person for impact-driven initiatives geared towards Africa.

 

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