Nnamdi Nwizu is a director and founder of Comercio Partners, an Investment Bank and Trading Group. Prior to setting up Comercio Partners, he was a Vice President and the Head of Fixed Income Trading for Citibank Nigeria and was responsible for the Markets’ team managing the bank’s Primary Dealership licenses for FGN Bonds and Treasury Bills. He also oversaw trading activities covering Ghana sovereign debt and Nigeria Eurobonds.
With a career spanning over a decade in management positions, Nnamdi has a rare blend of experience and the requisite knowledge to steer Comercio Partners towards achieving its set objectives. He started his career in the Treasury Unit of Guaranty Trust Bank in Nigeria, managing the trade finance lines and trading foreign and local currencies. He rose to become the head of the bond trading team, before moving to Zenith Capital (Investment Banking subsidiary of the Zenith Bank Group), as the pioneer member of the trading team, covering sovereign and corporate debt instruments. Nnamdi joined Citibank from Mansard Investments, where he was head of Trading and Portfolio Management, covering proprietary and clients’ investments.
Nnamdi is also actively involved in market development activities and has served on various committees in the Financial Dealers Market Association, including the market development committee, arbitration committee and the head of the credit lines committee. He also facilitates training on behalf of the Association.
Nnamdi has an MBA in Finance from the Manchester Business School. Prior to that, he obtained a degree in law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and ACI Financial Markets Association.