Mr Hewett Adegboyega Benson is currently the Executive Director (Asset Management Directorate) of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)
He was previously Managing Director/CEO of Enterprise Capital Management (ECM), which he founded in December 2009. Prior to this he was the Managing Director of Chapel Hill Denham Management Ltd. He has over 15 years’ experience in fund management and private equity.
Prior to joining Chapel Hill, He was the Chief Operating Officer of First Funds (a member of the First Bank Group). Prior to this, he was the Head of Financial Advisory at Asset & Resource Management (ARM), with responsibility for project finance and advisory mandates. He was assigned by ARM as MD/CEO of their subsidiary, ARM Ghana, where he established the asset management business. Before ARM, he worked with Nigeria International Bank (Citibank).
Hewett has a first class honours degree, B.Eng. in Aeronautical Engineering, from Imperial College, UK (1987) and an M. Eng. in Aeronautics & Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA (1989).