QUEEN NWOKONNEYA
Member, Advisory Council

Queen is an International Development professional at Adam Smith International overseeing inclusive economic growth programs in Nigeria across investment promotion, business environment reform, and innovative health. She was an Economist at PwC and a Project Finance Analyst at the Nigeria Export-Import Bank.

Through her work, Queen is supporting the promotion of development-oriented policies that boost productive activities, decent job creation, innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services. She was a consultant at UNESCO where she assessed the role of emerging economies in financing equitable and quality education to ensure effective learning outcomes for all. Queen has an MPA in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics and a Certificate in Impact Investing from the University of Oxford. She is an Acumen West Africa Fellow and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.