Emmanuel’s research focuses on sustainable urban development and economic opportunities for youth in Africa. He is also the Managing Partner of Utopia Lagos and is leading Utopia’s emerging efforts across Africa. Utopia is an urban innovation group that aims to build the urban ecosystem for emerging cities and their slums across Asia, Africa and Latin America.
He is passionate about leveraging technology to solve Africa’s biggest challenges and his work is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and creating an enabling environment for entrepreneurship to thrive on the continent.
He is a certified Project Management Professional with several years of experience managing diverse programs, projects and developing systems for operational effectiveness. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics, postgraduate degrees in Space Applications and Environmental Management and a Certificate in Disciplined Entrepreneurship from MIT among other qualifications.
|2019||Managing Partner (Lagos)/Africa Strategy Lead, Utopia|
|2018 - 2020||
Program Manager (Talent Product), Andela
Project Manager (Special Projects & Strategic Initiatives), Andela
Entrepreneurship Center Manager, Andela
|2015 - 2018||
Project/Operations Manager (Social Programmes), Venture Garden Group
Management Trainee/Project Manager (Special Projects), Venture Garden Group
|2012||Project Officer, Space Applications and Environmental Science Laboratory|