Dr Chudozie Okongwu is the Head of NERA’s European finance, litigation and dispute resolution group. He has been retained in hundreds of securities-related, financial and business valuation matters, many of which concerned the valuation, trading and risk characteristics of various derivative products. He has testified in international arbitrations in various forums, including in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Court of Arbitration and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), as well as in arbitration proceedings brought under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). Dr Okongwu is listed in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration’sExpert Witness Analysis and Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts.
Prior to joining NERA, Dr Okongwu was a member of Banque Paribas’s Fixed Income Emerging Markets team in London and New York. He holds a PhD and MA in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an SB in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr Okongwu is the lead author of ‘Credit Derivatives and Mortgage-Backed Securities’ in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities (Frank J Fabozzi, ed., 2016), and has authored articles in The Journal of Structured Finance, the International Journal of Finance & Economics and Wall Street Lawyer.