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This profile was last updated on 9/4/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman

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Board Member

Local Address:  Cairo , Egypt

Employment History

  • Deputy Governor
    Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
    NAL Merchant Bank Plc
  • Chairman
    Nigerian Export - Import Bank
  • Executive Director, International and Investments Sector
    United Bank for Africa Plc
  • Governor ( Operations
  • Governor
  • Controller
    Nigerian Industrial Development Bank
  • Planning Officer
    Kano State Ministry
  • Minister
    National Planning Commission
  • Deputy Chairman and Minister
    National Planning Commission
  • Lecturer
    Ahmadu Bello University

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Government College
  • Bachelor of Science degree , Economics
  • Bachelor of Science degree , Economics
    Ahmadu Bello University
  • Ph.D , Economics
    London School of Economics and Political Science , University of London
  • Masters of Science degree , Economics
    London School of Economics and Political Science , University of London
199 Total References
Web References
Central Bank of Nigeria:: List of Retired Directors, 4 Sept 2015 [cached]
Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman - Central Bank of Nigeria:: List of Retired Directors
Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman Retired as Deputy Governor, Operations - Served in the CBN from 6/4/1999 To 7/1/2007
Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman was born on 18th September, 1949 in Kano State, Nigeria.
He attended Government College, Keffi from 1963 to 1966, where he got his WASC with Division I. He obtained his Higher School Certificate (Cambridge) from King's College, Lagos in 1969 and proceeded to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree 2nd Class upper Division in Economics
Dr. Usman was at the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London where he obtained M.Sc. Economics in 1977 and Ph.D in Economics in 1980.
Dr. Usman has worked in various institutions in the public and private sectors of the Nigerian Economy. His work experience ranged from a Planning Officer (1974 - 1976) at the Kano State Ministry of Economic Planning, Lecturer at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1976 - 1981. Controller at the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank from 1981 to 1985, General Manager NAL Merchant Bank 1985 - 1988 and Director-General of the Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation from January, 1989 to December, 1991.
Dr. Usman was Executive Director, International and Investments Sector, United Bank for Africa between 1992 and 1993 and Executive Director, Corporate and International Banking, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. from April 1993 to October, 1994. In October 1994, Dr.Usman was appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive, NAL Merchant Bank Plc, from where he was appointed a Deputy Governor in charge of Domestic Monetary and Banking Policy in the Central Bank of Nigeria in June, 1999.
Dr. Usman is a Chairman and Board Member of a number of institutions. He is currently the Chairman of the Nigerian Export - Import Bank, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Abuja Commodities Exchange (ACE) and a Board member of the African Export-Import Bank (AFRIEXIM) based in Cairo, Egypt, among others
Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman holds ..., 27 June 2015 [cached]
Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Ahmadu Bello University. Following his undergraduate studies, he won a national scholarship to pursue his masters and doctoral degrees at the London School of Economics and Political Science between 1977 and 1980.
He has served in a number of public roles, including as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Minister of Finance, and Minister of National Planning.
Central Bank of Nigeria:: List of Retired Directors, 4 Sept 2015 [cached]
Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman -
On 22nd September 2011 we formally ..., 11 Oct 2014 [cached]
On 22nd September 2011 we formally presented the proposed Act of Parliament to the Minister of National Planning Commission (Dr Shamsuddeen Usman) who poured a lot of encomium on the Institute for it foresight and laudable initiative of domesticating Project Management Profession in the country and warehousing same in the Commission; he further said that the Current Administration's emphasis is on project delivery and value for money. He promised to constitute a Committee of MDAs and the Institute to have a second look at the Proposed Act before presenting it as an Executive Bill to the National Assembly.
Education: One Year Of Transformation | :::…The Tide News Online:::…, 29 Sept 2013 [cached]
As the Minister/Deputy Chairman of the National Planning Commission, Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman noted at the presidential retreat, Nigerians cannot be blamed for being cynical haven been disappointed many times before.
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