Dozie Okpalabobieri, Senior Legal Advisor, Power Africa, Nigeria

Dozie is an attorney and an economist.  He is currently a Senior Legal Advisor in the Power Africa Program in Nigeria.  He recently served as the Special Assistant on Energy to the Nigeria’s former Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance.

Prior to that, he advised governments in Africa through the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), on policy and legal issues in the extractive resources sector. At ACET, he acted as an advisor to the Board and served as Board Secretary. Dozie has experience working with governments in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Mozambique.

He holds a Juris Doctor from the Northwestern University School of Law and a Masters in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University in Massachusetts. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the Nigerian Bar Association.  He is an attorney licensed in Nigeria, Illinois, USA and is also a Solicitor in England and Wales.