Who Am I?

Mr Cardoso runs an investment banking business, FBC Associates .He has over 15 years of banking experience with Chase, Citibank and Citizens International Bank. He attained the position of Vice President at Citibank and Executive Director at Citizens .He was a Mason fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 1999, He was appointed the first Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget in Lagos state. In this capacity he championed the reform process creating awareness of the challenges of managing the world’s 6th largest mega city. He has forged working alliances with several donor agencies including World Bank, Clinton Foundation, the Department for International Development (DFID), and Swedish International Development Agency.

Mr Cardoso sits on the Board of Directors of several companies including Harvard’s Kennedy School (HKS) Alumni, Chevron Oil Plc, Sun International, Africa Policy Institute (API) a Massachusetts based think tank. He is also the Chairman of Citibank’s Board Audit Committee and the Project Steering Committee of the World Bank’s Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP).He is a also a member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers in Nigeria.

Mr Cardoso holds a Bachelors degree in finance and accounting from Aston University UK, and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University USA.