Dr. George Nwangwu has close to two decades of experience as a lawyer spanning various legal practice aspects and academia in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. As an international consultant to multilateral institutions, he has experience in crafting frameworks for Infrastructure/Utility Regulation & Finance, Energy Law, Project Development, Environmental Law and Policy, Private Sector led Infrastructure Finance and Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). In this capacity, he has provided full support to government agencies, mineral exploration, and production companies.
Dr. Nwangwu was a DFID and World Bank-funded consultant with the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE). In this capacity, he held the following posts: Environmental Legal Adviser, Infrastructure Legal Adviser, Special Assistant on legal and strategy issues and finally Head of Strategy and Multilateral Relations.
He obtained postgraduate degrees from the University College London, University of Hull, and University of Oxford.
To date, Dr. Nwangwu has participated in over 100 privatization and PPP transactions worth over $10 billion either on the side of the public sector or private sector. He was the PPP Coordinator, Nigeria Federal Ministry of Finance as well as a lecturer in the Department of Commercial Law, University of Lagos. His latest book, Public-Private Partnerships in Nigeria – Managing Risk and Identifying Opportunities, is a bestseller.