Sadiq UsmanSadiq Usman



Occupational Information

Occupation: Professional

Occupational PositionHead, Corporate Business Development, Flour Mills of Nigeria. Previously Special Advisor to the previous Governor of the Reserve Bank of Nigeria

Professional History

Sadiq is currently the Head, Corporate Business Development at FMN Plc., one of Nigeria’s largest food and agro-allied companies. As part of the senior management team, he is responsible for identifying and exploiting organic and strategic growth opportunities for the conglomerate. He is also a Non-Executive Director of NNFM Plc. and a Board Member of Nigerian-Belgian Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to this role, Sadiq worked with the previous Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the capacity of an adviser on Economic Development. While at the CBN, he gained significant experience in crisis resolution, banking reform and policy development. Sadiq also served on the Bankers' Committee sub-Committee on Economic Development and Sustainability for 5 years with 4 Bank CEOs.

Before taking up the role at the CBN, Sadiq was a Vice-President at JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., where he worked in a variety of roles serving the financing needs of sub-Saharan African clients.


Sadiq has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business and Finance from the University of East Anglia, UK. He also has a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK


2016 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow