Mark Okoye

Independent Audit Committee

Mark possesses a unique combination of experience spanning governance, policy formulation, public sector financing, public budget analysis and corporate finance. Prior to his current role as the Commissioner for Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, Mark served as the Special Adviser to the Governor on Economic Planning and Budget and also the pioneering Executive Director/Secretary to the ANSIPPA, Governing council.

He also served as senior member of the Investment Banking division at the Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited where he was instrumental in  executing  numerous capital raising and financial advisory transactions; Key transactions include the restructuring of UBA Plc in line with new Central Bank Nigeria banking guidelines (2012), US $80m debt and equity capital raising for Kano Shopping Mall (2012), the first and largest shelf registration in Nigeria, US $2.3bn Lagos State Government bond issuance program (2011).