Alhaji Hamzat Balogun holds B.Sc. Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1979-1982). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).
After graduation and national service, he took up appointment with the Federal Ministry of Finance in 1983. He moved to the State House Marina, Lagos in 1984 and left in 1984 to start a Banking Career.
He joined the Nigeria Merchant Bank as a Banking Officer in 1985 and left in 1994 after a meritorious service.
He was appointed the Managing Director of Dynasty Group in 1994 and served in this position until 1999 when he took up appointment with the Joint Admissions & Matriculations Board (JAMB) as the Chief Accountant in 1999.
He became the Deputy Director (Finance & Accounts) of JAMB in 2003; Acting Director (Finance & Accounts) in 2010 and Director (Finance & Accounts) from July, 2010 till date.