Thematic Lead, Policy & Regulation
Dr. Aminu Farouk joined the National Pension Commission, Nigeria, in August 2005 after spending 14 years in classroom, where he taught Mathematics, Computing and Operations Research. He was engaged on special National Assignment to establish the pension industry in Nigeria after serving, on advisory capacity, during the period of legislative process on the pension reform bill by the National Assembly in 2004.
He served on the Committee that reviewed the National Strategy on Public Service Reforms and is currently serving on the Technical Committee for the implementation of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy and as member of the Program Monitoring Office of the National Financial Sector Strategy 2020.
Dr. Aminu has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, a postgraduate diploma in Computer Science and a PhD in Management Science (Operations Research). He has been the Head of Research & Strategy Management Department of the National Pension Commission from 2005 to date and had written and spoken extensively on the Nigerian pension reforms and the Contributory Pension Scheme at various fora.