Olumuyiwa Alaba
Olumuyiwa Alaba
Member
Last update: Apr 8, 2024
Olumuyiwa Alaba
Last update: Apr 8, 2024
Details
Citizenship:
Nigeria
Languages:
English
Highest Degree:
Ph.D
Experience:
21 years
Sectors:
Macro-Econ. & Public Finance, Trade, Regional Integration
Gender:
Male
Address:
Oke-Badan Akobo, Ibadan, Nigeria
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About

  • Over 10 years of experience in trade related issues and good knowledge of trade policy including WTO, EPA issues:

  • Preparation of a background paper for ECOWAS on Negotiation of NAMA in EPA and WTO;

  • Study and Presentation on Investment Negotiations in the EU-ECOWAS EPA;

  • Conduct of a Study on Non-Tariff Barriers Facing Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in the EU Markets.

  • Speaking Note to the Sierra Leonean Authorities on Challenges and Strategies for Sierra Leone in the EPA.

  • Work experiences in international institutions:

  • Preparation, presentation and discussion of lead papers and advisory services in international institutions including the ECOWAS, the International Lawyers and Economists Against Poverty (ILEAP), IMF, the World Bank, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and number of EU/EC institutions.

  • Institutional capacity building experience:

  • Part of the team of experts that provides periodic assistance to the Nigerian trade negotiators to the WTO, and general advisory services to the trade Ministry and National Planning Agency in Nigeria.

  • Team member of review of trade policy and issues relating to mainstreaming Nigeria into the global market; Member of expert groups that are active on discussion and provision of direction to EPA process in West Africa.

  • Possess managerial skills: Programme Officer at the Trade Policy Research and Training Programme (TPRTP, Nigeria); with significant experience in programme designing/packaging, marketing and execution, also managed a programme under the Swedish government assistance to the ACP on EPA process.

  • In-depth knowledge of regional integration issues related to trade in Africa:

  • Preparation of a private sector focused paper on regional integration and trade facilitation in EU-ECOWAS EPA.

  • Provided advisory services, made presentation, and participated in discussions on the, WTO, EPA and general trade issues various Countries.

  • Member, ECOWAS Expert Committee on Trade and Competition Policy; prepared along with one other EU expert the Draft Competition Policy Framework for ECOWAS Member States.

  • Skilled in the assessment/review of academic/technical outputs. A reviewer for the African Development Review, Transnational Corporation, African Journal of Economic Policy, Nigeria Journal of Economics and Social Studies among others.

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