Wale Edun is a Nigerian banker and economist currently serving as the Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Monetary Policies.
The appointment was announced on the 15th of June, 2023 Director of Information, State House. Before the position, Edun had handled several top posts, including serving as the Honourable Commissioner for Finance in Lagos State during Tinubu’s tenure as governor of Lagos State.
We’d be seeing Wale Edun’s biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, partner, political career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles, and more.
Wale Edun Profile
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Full name: Mr. A. Olawale Edun
Born: 14th December 1959
Age: 64 years (2023)
Spouse: Amy Adwoa Appiah
Children: Tomiwa Edun, Adedamola Oluwatobi Edun, Adedeji Olamide Edun
Education: University of London
Position: Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Monetary Policies
Mr. A. Olawale Edun Biography and Educational Background
Wale Edun’s early life and education details are not publicly available at the time of writing this biography. However, his expertise and accomplishments in the field of finance and economics speak for themselves. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at the University of London and went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Sussex in England.
Throughout his career, Wale Edun has achieved remarkable success in the financial sector, both nationally and internationally. He has held key positions in various institutions and companies. Notably, during Bola Tinubu’s tenure as the Governor of Lagos State (1999-2007), Edun served as the Honourable Commissioner for Finance in Lagos State for two unprecedented terms.
He gained valuable international experience during his time at Wall Street firms Lehman Brothers and Chase Manhattan Capital Markets Corporation in New York, USA. He also joined the World Bank/IFC in Washington DC, USA, through the prestigious Young Professionals program. At the World Bank, he worked on economic and financial packages for several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as in the Far East.
Since March 2008, Edun has served as the Chairman of Chapel Hill Denham Group. He co-founded and served as the Executive Director of Stanbic IBTC Plc (formerly Investment Banking & Trust Company Limited) upon his return to Nigeria in 1989. In 1994, he established Denham Management Limited. Additionally, he actively participates as a director in various private businesses.
He currently serves as the Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Monetary Policies.
Personal Life and Family
Wale Edun is married to Amy Adwoa Edun (née Appiah), who is of Ghanaian descent and the union is blessed with children; Tomiwa Edun, Adedamola Oluwatobi Edun, and Adedeji Olamide Edun.
He maintains close relationships with notable individuals such as former Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun and Professor Yemi Osinbajo, with whom he served in Lagos State.
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