Dr Nwangwu is an Associate Director and Head of Legal and Project Finance for Africa PPP Advisory Services Limited, part of Adams & Moore’s Africa Practice – division focused on improving the delivery of infrastructure projects across Africa. He has PhD in Law from University of Hull and MBA from University of Oxford. He is a member of numerous of associations including the International Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association, Law Society of England and Wales, and Nigeria Environmental Law Society.
Dr Nwangwu advises on corporate finance, project finance, development finance and other transaction work in oil and gas, power and telecommunications, loan and equity offerings, mergers and acquisition; to such clients, as international and local investors, international financial institutions, multilateral institutions, bank and non-bank financial institutions. To date Dr Nwangwu has participated in the consummation of over 100 privatization/ PPP transactions worth over USD 10 billion either on the side of the public sector or private sector in Nigeria and clearly understands the challenges on both sides of the divide. He was PPP Project Coordinator and Head of the PPP Division to Federal Ministry of Finance and was also a Special Adviser to the Hon. Minister of Finance on PPPs and Infrastructure Finance.
Dr Nwangwu was also a DFID/World Bank funded consultant with the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) where he held the following posts: Environmental Legal Adviser, Infrastructure Legal Adviser, Special Assistant to the Director General of the BPE on legal and strategy issues and finally Head of Strategy and Multilateral Relations Department for the Bureau. He has lectured in the University of Lagos Nigeria and the University of London (external program). As international consultant to multilateral institutions, he has been involved with framework issues in the field of infrastructure/utilities regulation and finance, Energy Law, Project management, environmental law, Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), providing full support to government agencies and mineral exploration and production companies; participated in the drafting and implementation of a number of existing statutes and regulations at the federal level as well as for some of the states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.