BA. International Relations/International Economics; MA. Development Economics; Masters Political Science
Mr. Atta founded and heads the consultancy, Matad Group Nigeria Limited (“Matad”), and through this, he has gained over twenty years’ experience consulting for various businesses in areas such as socio-economic and feasibility studies, analysis and diagnostic reviews. Under his leadership, Matad continues to evolve, having provided consulting services funded by the World Bank, African Development Bank, Department for International Developments, and the United Nations Development Programme, amongst others.
Mr. Atta has experience serving on the boards of various companies, including WAPIC Insurance Plc, Access Investment & Securities Limited, Inter Foods Limited, Workwell Engineering & Tractor Nigeria Limited and Supertex, amongst others. He has also been appointed onto various committees by the Federal Government of Nigeria to help coordinate systems for monitoring Oil & Gas supplies to industries and to instil transparency in the sector.
Mr. Atta has been appointed to various committees in the oil, gas and textile industries by the Federal Government, and to the Nigerian Business Forum by the President. He also played a role in the work of the Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (N-EITI) and was involved in the creation of the accounting model which tracks development in oil and gas industries.