He is a native of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He studied Accounting in the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants, Nigeria. He then proceeded to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomosho, where he obtained an MBA degree in financial workshop/seminars numerous to mention.
He holds membership of some professional organizations: Institute of Chartered Management Accountants Nigeria; Chartered Institute of Loan & Risk Management, Nigeria etc. He has a good higher education teaching experience in Management/Administration, Finance, Economics, etc spanning over six years.
He has lectured and facilitated at different study centres: Joba Educational Services, Josben Business School, Exposure Educational Services, Josben Consulting etc preparing students for various examinations in the universities, polytechnics, professional institutes etc. Other than teaching, Emmanuel Akpan has worked in different business firms at the different managerial position; including Kanma and Associates Ltd as AGM Finance, Base Aviation Systems Ltd as Branch/Station Manager, Chester Fries Ltd as Branch Manager, etc. Emmanuel Akpan is currently lecturing/facilitating in different schools’/study centres. He is so much involved in workshops/seminar presentations. He is currently the Chairman/CEO of Periscope Trust Ltd.