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Professor (Dr) Seth Akutson

Professor Dr Seth Akutson holds a PhD degree in Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria; where he taught for more than a decade, he’s also a graduate of the University of Ibadan & Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he has been a senior visiting scholar in the Department of Accounting. He's been pioneer Head, Department of Economics at Kaduna State University and the Director, Entrepreneurship Centre as well as Head, Research & Training of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Nigeria, Lagos. He’s been involved in the Trilogy of Action Research & Strategic Planning with the DFID/British Council & has worked with the World Bank Group and a number of International Non-Governmental organizations as policy advisor. Prof Seth Akutson experiences span nearly three decades, being a World Bank Economic Advisor in the Federal Ministry of Power in the office of the Honourable Minister; he is also a Policy Consultant with the German Government GiZ & the Federal Ministry of Trade, Industry & Investment. He is an Independent Monitor, Mentor, Researcher & Facilitator of the Federal Government of Nigeria YouWin! Enterprise Innovation with Growbridge Advisors, United Kingdom. Prof Akutson is into Green Economy Development as Board member & Advisor for Green Shift Africa [South Africa] and also a Board Member of EYE Africa[an NGO] as well as working with African Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship, Coventry University, United Kingdom. He has travelled to almost all the continents of the world.

Professor Seth Akutson is a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria(FNIMN) [membership since 2004]; Life Member, Nigerian Economic Society(LMNES); Membership of: Nigerian Institute of Management(MNIM); Chartered Institute of Administration(MCIA); Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (ACMA); European Business Competence License(MEBCL*), Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and Fellow, Institute of Public Speaking(FIPSN), among other distinctions and awards. He’s currently on Sabbatical at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria.