President Bola Tinubu has announced the appointment of Mr. Tope Fasua as the Special Adviser on Economic Affairs in the office of the Vice President. Mr. Fasua, the Chief Executive Officer of Global Analytics Consulting, brings a wealth of expertise in economics, finance, and consulting to this vital role.
Mr. Fasua, a seasoned economist, accountant, columnist, author, and consultant, shared the news of his appointment in a concise statement. He expressed his gratitude, stating, “I need to inform the house that I’ve been appointed Special Adviser to the President on Economic Affairs in the VP’s office. Thank you all.”
Tope Fasua’s educational background is impressive. He completed his undergraduate studies in economics at Ondo State University, where he distinguished himself as the best graduating student in his department, faculty, and the entire university in 1991. Subsequently, he earned his M.Sc. in Financial Markets & Derivatives from the prestigious London Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.
His professional journey began in 1992 when he joined the defunct Citizens Bank, marking the inception of his career in the finance sector. Over the years, he contributed his expertise to institutions such as Standard Trust Bank and Equatorial Trust Bank, where he ascended to the position of Principal Manager/Regional Director in Abuja.
Tope Fasua’s commitment to lifelong learning is evident in his executive education pursuits at renowned institutions such as the London Business School and Harvard University. His insights into economics and financial markets have made him a regular analyst on television, providing valuable perspectives to the public.
Notably, Mr. Fasua is also an accomplished author, having penned the books “CRUSHED” in 2011 and “THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOUR CAREER DISAPPEARS” in 2013.
As Mr. Fasua takes on this pivotal role, his extensive knowledge and experience are expected to play a pivotal role in shaping economic policies and strategies for the benefit of the country. The nation eagerly anticipates the positive impact of his contributions in the coming months.