Led by Faizal Bhana, Director for the Middle East, Africa and India, Jersey Finance is pleased to be partnering with the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) to co-host an exclusive private wealth focussed networking dinner in Lagos, Nigeria. This is an invite-only event.
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Faizal is a UK qualified lawyer and for many years has worked and advised, and is a trusted advisor to institutions, corporates and families across the Middle East Africa and India. Faizal specialises in banking and finance and has advised corporates, family offices and families including on their international investment and holding structures.
Faizal is responsible for developing the strategy for Jersey Finance’s engagement in Africa, the Middle East and India. He is focussed on his key markets, regularly travelling to all these countries, liaising and working with key stakeholders, including public and private institutions, corporates and families, building long term mutually beneficial relationships.
Faizal graduated with a first class in his undergraduate Law (LLB) Honours degree and a distinction in his postgraduate (MSc) degree in Islamic Banking and Finance, both from top tier UK based universities.
Faizal is a regular contributor and an international speaker, providing thought leadership at both public and private engagements across the Middle East and Africa. A regular contributor to both regional and national publications across the Middle East and Africa, Faizal has been interviewed on various platforms including the BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, CGTN, Arab news, Gulf News and various other leading global and regional media outlets.
Having successfully mentored for HRH King Charles’ charities, the Prince’s Trust and Mosiac, over several years, Faizal continues with his passion for mentoring young, dynamic and promising entrepreneurs globally. Faizal mentors MBA students from the prestigious and the world’s leading business school, the Saïd Business School at Oxford University. Additionally, Faizal also mentors select NexGen UHNW family members from his region, supporting and guiding them as they take on more responsibility and positions of leadership within their global family businesses.
Obinna Anyanwu Country Director - Nigeria, CWEIC
Obinna Anyanwu has served as CWEIC’s Country Director in Nigeria since 2017, leading the growth of the Network from less than 10 Strategic Partners to the active and engaged network of 20 today. Obinna is a graduate of Economics from Abia State University and holds an Executive MBA (EMBA) degree from the prestigious Lagos Business School. He is also an Associate Chartered Economist (ACE) and a member of Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA). He is currently the Managing Director/CEO of Capital Square Limited, an Investment and Financial Advisory firm and also the Chairman of the Financial Services Group, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.