Oyeyemi Kale has been named a partner and the country’s top economist by KPMG Nigeria.
According to a statement released by KPMG, as chief economist, Yemi will “lead the firm’s position on macroeconomics and increase the scope of our solutions comprising economic modeling & macroeconomic analysis, in private and public sector clients,”
According to the statement, Yemi possesses a Ph.D. in Economics from The London School of Economics and Political Science, an M.Sc. with distinction in economics from Addis Abeba University, and a B.Sc. with honors in economics (first class).
He has extensive experience in macroeconomic analysis, financial, economic, and investment research, as well as advising on fiscal and macroeconomic policy, earned in both the private and public sectors. He held the position of National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to 2021, according to the announcement.