Prof. Adeola Adenikinju holds a PhD degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan and is currently a Professor of Economics in the same University. He is also a Research Professor at the Centre for Econometrics and Allied Research. He is a renowned energy economist with expertise in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria and has written extensively on energy issues. He is also the acting director of the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL), University of Ibadan. He acts on the Public Financial Management group of the expert panel.