Uncover the core principles of accounting and their critical role in informed decision-making within business management. Mr. Akpata brings a wealth of experience and insights from his illustrious career at PwC to help you grasp the foundations of financial management.
This masterclass is open to Miva Open University students interested in learning more about policy-making, the public sector, and education in Nigeria.
About the speaker:
Uyi Akpata is the immediate past Country Senior Partner for PwC Nigeria and Regional Senior Partner for PwC West Africa. Uyi joined the renowned accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand (today known as PricewaterhouseCoopers or PwC Nigeria) in October of 1984 and became a Partner in October 1992. In his 26 years as Partner, Uyi has served as Assurance Engagement Leader in the audits of clients, especially in the Oil and gas Industry. His notable clients include Chevron, Exxon Mobil, and Oando. He has also supported a number of clients in the downstream and services sub-sectors of the oil industry in the area of strategy and operations advisory services. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
Among his other business and professional interests, Uyi is Chairman of the Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce, Professional Services Group, Co-Chair of the Private Sector Advisory Group on SDGs, and a Governor of the Capital Club Lagos, amongst many others.
Notably, for us at Miva, Uyi is one of our distinguished Board of Trustees members and we are thrilled to have him share his wealth of knowledge and experience in the Miva Masterclass.