Chudozie Okongwu is a Managing Director in NERA’s London and New York offices and heads NERA’s European Finance, Litigation, and Dispute Resolution Group. He specialises in the areas of financial economics and valuation.

Dr Okongwu has provided expert witness testimony in multiple international arbitration venues including ICSID, the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, and ad hoc arbitration forums. He has also submitted expert evidence and/or testified in various national court systems as well as in US domestic arbitration forums. Dr Okongwu is listed in Who’s Who Legal Arbitration: Expert Witnesses and Who’s Who Legal Consulting Experts: Economic Consulting – Quantum of Damages.

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. He is the lead author of “Credit Derivatives and Mortgage-Backed Securities” in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities and has authored articles in The Journal of Structured Finance, the International Journal of Finance & Economics, The Guide to Damages in International Arbitration, and Wall Street Lawyer.