Okey is the Chief Economist at the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Nigeria. In that role, he oversees research, risk management, and international relations. He is also the capital market specialist advisor on the AfDB-sponsored West African Capital Markets Integration (WACMI) project.
Prior to joining the SEC in 2016, he spent thirteen years in various roles at the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN). In his spare time, he tutors candidates for ACCA, CFA, FRM, and ICAN exams, volunteers at the local society of chartered financial analysts, and writes a monthly column in AB AFR, ACCA’s member magazine. Over the years, he has also been a subject matter expert at various trainings, workshops, and seminars around the world.