Dr Godwin Poi

Dr Godwin Poi

Head of Department of Business Admin, University of Africa, Toru-Orua (UAT), Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Dr. Godwin Poi is a Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of the Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences.

He holds a PhD in the field of Management, an MBA degree in Finance and a B.Sc(Hons) in Economics and Accountancy from different universities in the United Kingdom. Professionally, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) as well as a member of the Institute of Economic Development (IED-UK).

By way of industry experience, he was a Manager in the London Office of Pricewaterhouse (Chartered Accountants & Auditors) and he has also started and previously managed his own firm of chartered accountancy practice in the UK. He was variously Deputy Chief Executive and also Director of Finance and Strategy in various organisations in the UK. Intermittently, he managed or oversaw Business Development and Community Development projects. More recently, he returned to Nigeria to become General Manager (GM) of Projects & Programmes and later Executive Director/CEO of a government owned agency in Rivers State of Nigeria. This Sustainable Development agency ran state-wide intervention projects.