Professor Kingsley Moghalu

Visiting Fellow

Professor Kingsley Moghalu is the Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, for the Michaelmas Term in 2021. He served as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria from 2009 to 2014, leading the execution of extensive reforms in the Nigerian banking sector and the payments system, and was subsequently appointed Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow in the Council on Emerging Markets Enterprises at The Fletcher School, and the CEO of Sogato Strategies LLC, a global investment advisory firm.

Professor Moghalu previously worked in the United Nations system for 17 years in political, legal and external affairs roles at the UN Secretariat Headquarters in New York and in duty stations in Cambodia, Croatia, Rwanda, and Switzerland, rising to the rank of Director. He was a presidential candidate in Nigeria’s general elections in 2019. He is the author of a number of books including Emerging Africa: How the Global Economy’s Last Frontier Can Prosper and Matter (Penguin, 2014). Professor Moghalu obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Relations at the London School of Economics, the M.A. at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and the LL.B. degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.