Ben Alofoje, holds a B.Sc. degree in International Relations from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and a Masters degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos. He is an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA Executive Program.
A seasoned administrator with over 24 years post qualification experience in the Oil and Gas, Financial Services and Not-for-Profit and Consulting Sectors. Ben had served at senior management positions in private sector institutions. He worked as Administrative Secretary (General Services) Ford Foundation Office for West Africa and later became Group Head, Programme Management Services of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group Ltd/Gte (NESG) where he honed his skills in national policy advocacy. He worked with Zenith Capital Ltd (a subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc) before joining the Public Service. He is a member of the Development Studies Association UK and International Studies Association USA as well as the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR). He was a senior member of staff of the Secretariat of the Presidential Implementation Committee (PIC) on the Implementation of Government Decisions on Consumer Credit System, National Outsourcing Initiative and Harmonization of Identification Schemes in Nigeria. Ben is Deputy General Manager/Head, Inspectorate at NIMC.