Mr. James Terkura Ihum is working at Skyline University Nigeria as a Lecturer II in the Department of Economics. He holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Leeds, UK, having won the African Excellence Scholarship award at the Leeds University Business School. Mr. James also holds a BSc in Economics at first-class honours from Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria as well as Diploma in Business Studies from Kaduna Polytechnic. Mr James is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers UK (under Energy Economics) and a member of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC).
He has over 9 years of working experience in economic policy analysis, socioeconomic and business research, business consulting, banking and teaching. He has previously served as the Head of Research Department at a private consulting firm in Abuja, Nigeria. He is very vast in modules such as Econometrics, Micro/Macro Economics, and Statistics for Economists and Mathematics for Economics. He has received several awards and prizes of academic excellence including the prestigious Leventis Foundation Grants of 7000GBP and the African Excellence award at LUBS, UK.