About Dr Isiaka

Lecturer, Department of Economics and Actuarial Sciences, Crescent University and Pioneer Coordinator of Abeokuta Business School
Lecturer , Department of Economics, Accounting & Finance
Bells University of Technology, Sango Ota, Ogun State.
Acting Registrar, Institute of Capital Market Analysts
Institute of Capital Market Analysts (ICMA)
Head of Research, CIBN and Acting Head, CIBN Centre for Financial Studies (CIBNCFS),
Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) Adeola Hopewell Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Under the supervision of Lagos Business School, NISER and the CBN.
Academic Advisor/ Teaching Assistance (Part Time)
Department of Economics/Distance Learning Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

Ph.D in Economics – University of Ibadan
(Sponsored by African Economic Research Consortium-AERC, Nairobi)
Electives: Financial Economics & Econometric Theory
Master of Science in Economics (PhD Grade) – University of Ibadan
Electives: International Finance, International Trade & Public Sector Economics
Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Economics (2nd Class Upper) – University of Ilorin
Electives: Accounting, Banking, Operations Research & Econometric Theory
A-Level – Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin
Interim Joint Matriculation Board Examination (IJMB A-Level)
SSCE – Laro Grammer School, Osogbo
Senior School Certificate —June 1997 (5 A’s; 3 C’s)
Senior School Certificate —Nov/Dec 1997 (4 A’s; 4 C’s Excellent in Maths & Accounts)
Certificate in Computerized Statistical Analysis
Institute: University of Ilorin, Computer Centre Unit

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) [after passing all required exams from ATS I to PE 2 at first attempt]
Certified Member, Association of Certified International Investment Analyst (Switzerland) [Passed stage I and II together at first attempt]
Associate Member, National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria
Fellow, Institute of Capital Market Analyst of Nigeria
Graduate Member, Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers of Nigeria

SPECIAL SKILLS

Quantitative Economics (Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Microeconomics, Finance)
Data Science (Excel, MATLAB, STATA, E-VIEWS, R, SPSS)
Team building, Innovation & continuous improvement, Problem-solving, Critical-reasoning

PRIZES, HONOURS, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

Member of the CIBN Presidential Transition Committee, Jan-May 2016
Coordination of ECOWAS survey of private enterprises in the South-West Nigeria, 2011
Successful participation in AERC Biannual workshop (Proposal Presentation, Nairobi) – May 2010
Participation in AERC Biannual workshop (Post Field Presentation, Nairobi) – December 2010
Rapporteur for ECOWAS-EU EPA negotiation meetings 2010
Participation in AERC Joint Facility for Electives, Nairobi – July-October 2009
Acknowledged consultant in UNDP Human Development Report 2008-2009
The Most Academically Helpful of the 2001/2002 Graduating Set, at the 2003 Final Year Economics Students Dinner and Award Night, University of Ilorin.
The Best Student in Mathematics of the 1996/1997 Graduating Set, at the 1997 Valedictory and Price Giving Day Ceremony of Laro Grammar School, Osogbo, Osun State

He had participated in consultancy engagement with various local and international organisations.

He is happily married with two children.