Moderator: Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Financial Derivatives Co Ltd
Bismarck J. Rewane is a graduate of Economics from the University of Ibadan and a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Bankers. He has attended various courses and training at the international level.
He has more than thirty years experience as an Economist, Banker & Financial Analyst having worked in various establishments ranging from multinational companies to locally-based organizations. In 1976-1989 he worked with The First National Bank of Chicago as Deputy Manager before proceeding to International Merchant Bank Nig. Limited where he held various positions from Asst. General Manager to General Manager. He co-established Financial Derivatives Company Limited in 1996.
Bismarck J. Rewane is the Managing Director/CEO of Financial Derivatives Company Limited in Lagos, Nigeria, a macro-economic research and financial advisory firm. The firm has advised most top drawer companies on policy and macro-economic scenarios in Nigeria. It has just been appointed as Financial Consultants to the newly elected Nigerian Football Federation.
He is currently on the Board of Directors of some multinational & Nigerian companies including Navgas (a subsidiary of Vitol – the largest oil trading company in the world), Top Feeds Nigeria Limited & Delta Packaging Nigeria Limited (subsidiaries of Seaboard Allied Company of Kansas City Missouri), FCMB Group & Whyte Cleon Limited. He was appointed the Chairman of PTAC (Presidential Technical Advisory Committee) on the Implementation of the New Minimum Wage in 2019 and he is also a member of the presidential Economic Advisory Council.
Mr. Rewane is a part time facilitator of the Macro-economic programme at the Lagos Business School, Executive Breakfast Session and a renowned and acclaimed commentator on contemporary political and economic issues.