Idris is a trained economist with an extensive business consulting background. His core competences are in risk management, business & financial strategy and accounting.
He spent the first years of his career working at Deloitte and later at PricewaterhouseCoopers on a varied range of audit & assurance, risk management & business consulting projects. He joined MTN Nigeria in 2005 where he managed the revenue assurance team before leaving to join Metis Capital Partners in 2008. He earned his first degree in Economics & Statistics from the University of Benin and later studied Financial Strategy at the Said Business School, Oxford.