Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Nigeria
Ben Akabueze is currently the Director General of the Budget Office of the Federation. Prior to this, he served briefly as Special Adviser to the President on National Planning. He had served for over eight years as the Honourable Commissioner for Economic Planning & Budget, Lagos State, Nigeria. Before joining the public sector, Ben had a career in auditing, accounting, consulting and banking spanning over 23 years in various organizations, including PriceWaterhouse, Citibank, Fidelity Bank, United Bank for Africa and NAL Bank (where he was Managing Director/CEO from 2000 to 2005). Ben is the recipient of several academic, professional and community service awards.