Wale Edun Biography, Age, Education, Career and Net Worth

Wale Edun Biography

Olawale Edun is a Nigerian Financial expert and economist. He was appointed the Special Adviser, Monetary Policies by President Bola Tinubu in June 2023. Wale Edun was born on June 25, 1962 in Lagos, Nigeria

Wale Edun Profile


Wale Edun

Real Name

Olawale Edun


June 25, 1962


61 years (2023)



Political Party

All Progressive Congress ( APC)

Known for

Special Adviser, Monetary Policies

State of Origin

Lagos State








Amy Adwoa Edun

Net worth

Under Review

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Educational Background

Wale Edun Education

Wale Edun obtained a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of London and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Sussex, England.


Wale Edun Career

Wale Edun is a Nigerian economist and financial expert. He has a vast experience in. economics, public finance, international finance, merchant banking, and corporate finance.

Wale Edun started his career at Chase Merchant Bank, where he was the Head of Treasury and Deputy Head of Corporate Finance.

He also worked with Wall Street firms Lehman Brothers and Chase Manhattan Capital Markets Corporation in New York, USA for over 25 years.

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In 1986, Wale Edun through the prestigious Young Professionals program was recruited to work with World Bank/IFC in Washington DC, USA,

At World Bank, Wale Edun oversaw economic and financial packages for several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

In 1989, Wale Edun returned to Nigeria and co founded Stanbic IBTC Plc, an Investment Banking and Trust Company Limited. He served as an Executive Director.

In 1994, he founded Denham Management Limited.He is also the Chairman of Livewell Initiative, a health sector Non-Governmental Organization (NGO).

In 1999, Wale Edun was appointed the commissioner for Finance under Bola Ahmed Tinubu as governor of Lagos state. A position he held till 2007.

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Prior to his appointment as the Special Adviser, Monetary Policies to President Bola Tinubu, he was a Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Ogoni Trust Fund, which focuses on the environmental cleanup of Ogoniland in the Niger Delta of Nigeria.

In June 2023, Wale Edun was appointed the Special Adviser on Monetary Policies to President Bola Tinubu

Personal life

Wale Edun Wife

Wale Edun is married to Amy Adwoa Edun with children. He is a Christian of Yoruba origin from Lagos state, Nigeria.

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