Professor Emeka J. Okereke has been appointed the Director of the University of Port Harcourt Business School. His appointment took effect from the 5th of August 2020.
Professor Emeka J. Okereke , a Nigerian of Imo State origin, attended Aquinas Secondary School Osu-Ama, Government College Umuahia, Imo (now Abia) State University Okigwe and Federal University of Technology Owerri, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, from where he obtained Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Banking & Finance; Master of Science in Banking & Finance (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Financial Management Technology; respectively. He has received academic, professional and social awards.
Emeka has served in both private and public sectors of the Nigerian economy. Currently he is working with University of Port Harcourt, where he served in different capacities including Head of Department, Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences; Senate Member, Member of a number of Senate/Council Committees. He is Professor of Finance and Banking and serving as Director, University of Port Harcourt Business School. He is also a Certified Management Consultant and has many journal publications to his credit in local and international reputable journals and books (including joint works and chapter contributions). Emeka has attended local and international conferences, seminars and workshops including Financial System Strategy 2020 (FSS2020) as Delegate. He is Member of a number of local and international academic and professional bodies including The Academy of Management Nigeria (TAMN), Fellow (Research), International Academy of Business and Behavioral Sciences USA, Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants, Fellow, Nigeria Institute of Sales Management and Fellow, Institute of Industrial Administration of Nigeria. He has served as a Lead Financial Consultant to many companies in resolution of toxic assets with Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). Prof Emeka Okereke is also serving as Advisor/Coordinator, African Programs, Alpha Zomax Consultants, Inc., Chicago, USA., Marriage Counsellor, Deacon & Church Council Member, First Love Assembly, Owerri, Nigeria and Pastor, Manna Prayer Mountain Int’l, Lagos, Nigeria. He is human-oriented, community development-driven and has facilitated/sponsored projects including Electricity and Road.
Emeka is married to Nma, Dr Mrs. Rose M. Emeka-Okereke and they are blessed with Chukwuemeka and Kelechukwu, among other Children. He loves Reading, Driving and Traveling.