Wilson Erumebor is an economist with over a decade of experience in research, finance, and advocacy. Wilson’s areas of interest and expertise include macroeconomic research, monetary and fiscal policies, industry analysis, education, youth development, and poverty studies. Wilson works as a Senior Economist with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Nigeria’s leading private sector-led think-tank and advocacy group. At the NESG, Wilson leads the preparation of the organization’s foremost influential report, The NESG Macroeconomic Outlook, which sets the NESG’s advocacy agenda for the year. Wilson has anchored several high-level committees, including the Technical Committee of the Nigerian Economic Summit.
In October 2019, Wilson delivered a keynote presentation themed “Three Scenarios for Nigeria in 2050” at the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit. The presentation kick-started the on-going Nigeria Vision 2050 project led by the presidency. Wilson is a member of the NESG Macroeconomics Team, providing technical expertise to the Federal Government on the proposed Medium- and Long-Term Vision 2050 for Nigeria.
Wilson has served as Guest Speaker and Panelist at several high-profile events, including the World Bank’s Forum on Governance and Financing of Basic Education in Nigeria, Basic Education Africa Education Forum, Next Generation Summit, and Social Media Week. Wilson consults for large organizations such as DFID, Imara Africa, Nextnomics Advisory and has also facilitated macroeconomic sessions at board and management meetings of companies such as Siemens Nigeria, PAC Holdings, Premium Pensions, and the NESG.
Wilson is a recipient of the Award on Distinctive Leadership and Reform Initiatives in Economic and Policy Development in Nigeria, presented by Streetnomics. In 2015, Wilson was selected as a scholar under the Global Colleagues Program, and Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP). He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria.