Uche Orji

Managing Director and CEO, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority

Uche Orji is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) since 2012. As pioneer CEO, Uche led the operationalization of the NSIA and has been responsible for driving its growth strategy from inception. Graduated from Harvard Business School in 1998, he has held several positions in the field of finance such as Managing Director in the Equities Division of UBS Securities in New York and JP Morgan Securities, Executive Director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Financial Controller at Diamond Bank Plc., Lagos, Nigeria. Orji’s visionary leadership continues to inspire the NSIA towards delivering transformative socio-economic initiatives across key sectors of the Nigerian economy.