Emomotimi John Agama

Managing Director , Nigerian Capital Market Institute

Emomotimi John Agama is a Chartered Management Accountant, Economist, Investment Analyst and a Risk manager, He is currently a Deputy Director/ Head Registration, Exchanges and Market Infrastructure and Innovation Department, In this capacity he oversees the following divisions – Registartion, Exchanges  formerly Special Assistant to the Executive Commissioner Operations and Head, Public Offerings at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Timi was a Secondee to the US Securities and Exchange Commission in 2018. He is a ranking member of the Rules Committee and the co-sponsor of the Green Bonds regulatory framework at the SEC. Prior to joining the SEC was at various time with the University of Benin and Office of the Accountant General of the Federation. Timi is a Fellow of the IFC-Milken Institute Capital Markets Program  

Timi holds honors degree in Accountancy from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port-Harcourt, a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance and another Master of Science degree in Economics both from the University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria. Timi has a PhD in Economics at the Nile University Abuja, also holds a certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility from the World Bank Institute, a Graduate Certificate in Capital Market from The George Washington University Washington DC USA, Timi is also a graduate of the International Housing Finance Program of the Wharton Business School USA, New York Institute of Finance, Core Analyst Program.  The Advanced Risk Management Certificate from the University College London and PRMIA, A graduate of Strategic Enterprise Analysis and PRINCE 2 Project Management of the SEEC, York University Toronto Canada.

He is an Associate Member Chartered Institute of Management Accountant UK, A Chartered Global Management Accountant, Chartered member of LIFA USA, Member Chartered Securities and Investment Institute, London, Associate Member Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), a Senior Fellow of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria(riman). He represents the Nigerian SEC as a plenary member of the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the Global Legal Entity Identifier where he also sits on the board of the global body. He has lead various initiatives at the Nigerian SEC including serving as the Project Manager for the Nigerian Capital Market Master Plan (2015-2025), A major driver of the resuscitation of the commodities Market. He is also a knowledge disseminator serving as faculty member to various institutions.

14.30 PM - 15.30 PM

Thursday 26th May

Panel Session A

Blockchain Use-cases: Designing with the public interest in mind