Andrew S. Nevin, PhD, is Financial Services Advisory Leader and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria and global co-leader of PwC's global financial services Project Blue framework.
Currently based in Lagos, Andrew plays a vital role in creating a strong and vibrant economy in the world's most dynamic continent. Working across the economic eco-system, including the financial system, the power sector, health infrastructure and the government - at both federal and state level, gives him front row insight into the transformation taking place in Nigeria and across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Andrew in tandem serves as global co-leader of PwC's Global Financial Services Project Blue Framework, which he conceived and developed. Framed around 8 core issues, Project Blue highlights the trends redefining financial services, their implications for institutions' business models and ascertains the future landscape of the sector from a global perspective, over the next 20 years.
Andrew has an extensive range of published papers, covering topics from oil, fraud, corruption to economic modelling.
An avid blogger (@nevinomics), he regularly shares his views on big issues in economics and societies on his personal blog, Nevonomics.com.
Andrew has worked in both French and Mandarin and holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University, MA in Philosophy and Politics from Oxford University where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and a BSc (Hon) in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario.