Top Economist Chinwe Egwim was recently announced as Chief Economist Coronation Merchant Bank Limited.
A highly sought-after thought leader, the driven executive brings a wealth of experience spanning across market research, trend analysis and data extraction.
Egwim has over 500 published economic notes primarily geared towards macro, development and financial economics.
Prior to joining Coronation Merchant Bank, she worked at FBNQuest Merchant Bank, FBN Capital, Fitch Ratings Milan as well as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) where her brilliance contributed in no small measure.
Commenting on the choice of her appointment, Managing Director/CEO of Coronation Merchant Bank, Banjo Adegbohungbe said, “Chinwe brings in a wealth of experience in economic analysis and financial matters.
“Her broad experience and competence – within macroeconomics, research, economic policy and reforms – positions her appropriately to provide strategic insights for our customers. We are certain she will be an excellent addition to the Coronation team and we trust she will enjoy working with us.”
Chinwe currently sits as a member of the board committee on research at the Nigeria Economic Summit Group and has served as Resident Economist for the research-based initiative, AiR – Africa Investment Roundtable.
A firm advocate for women empowerment, the executive has spearheaded several initiatives aimed at empowering the less equipped and disadvantaged.
She holds a Masters in Financial Economics from Kingston University London, a BA in Economics from Kwame Nkrumah University Kumasi Ghana and is an alumna of the European School of Economics.
Chinwe Egwim has applaudably received several reputable recognitions and awards for her outstanding contributions careerwise as well as advocacy for the women folk including; being listed among one of the 100 most inspiring Nigerian women by Leading Ladies Africa, included to the Corporate Nigeria PowerList as an influential professional Nigerian under 40 and also recognised as a leading woman in banking by the Association of Professional Women Bankers.