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Amaechi Nsofor

Amaechi Nsofor

Head of Africa Business Group and Natural Resources, Grant Thornton

Amaechi is head of The Africa Business Group and Energy and Natural Resources Leader for Grant Thornton UK. As a seasoned corporate finance practitioner, he provides debt advisory and financial restructuring services to corporates, lenders and stakeholders in syndicated and high-profile debt situations. Amaechi has recently completed a successful debt raise on behalf of a UK listed ENR company with operations in Africa and head office in London and provided strategic advice to a key oil and gas regulatory body in Nigeria around the existing local content regulations.

Amaechi is a renowned speaker and thought leadership publisher on African financial restructuring and the Oil and Gas sector. He has been a sector panellist on both the inaugural West Africa Energy Assembly in Lagos and the Africa / UK oil and gas seminar in Aberdeen. Amaechi’s views contrasting the insolvency landscape in Nigeria and the UK were recently published in the INSOL Business Restructuring & Insolvency Report. He was also one of the selected sector delegates chosen to represent the UK at a recently completed West Africa oil and gas trade mission to Ghana and Nigeria.