An erudite, write-brained brand and corporate strategist, public speaker and motivator, Emmanuel is a graduate of Geography & Regional Planning from the prestigious University of Benin. He holds a Diploma from the Redeemed School of Missions in Ede and a Post Graduate Diploma in Theology from the Redeemed Christian Bible College.

He has put in over two decades of cognate professional experience in branding and marketing communications, having worked on very discerning brands and helped in the transformation of a number of these brands into the master-brand status they now have in Nigeria and in some African countries. His vast experience in brand strategy has taken him all over the continent of Africa, working on various brands that have their presence across the continent.

He has quite an impressive experience in the Telecoms, Estates and Developments, FMCGs and Banking sectors having worked on brands such as Coca Cola, Fanta, Flour Mills of Nigeria, LG, Hewlett Packard, GTBank, Starcomms, IGI, Global Trust Bank and Equity Assurance to mention a few.

He has had stints in some of the country's leading advertising agencies where he rose through the ranks to the level of Accounts Director. He is currently the Group General Manager, Strategy and Innovations with the Ignition Group consisting of a media content and ideas generation agency, Aleben Communication Limited; an OOH media outfit, Scout Media Limited; and he also runs his own fledgling outfit, Design Turf Nigeria Limited.