Chuka Osisioma Prof. Benjamin

Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)

Professor Benjamin Chuka Osisioma is is President of ANAN and a Professor of Accountancy, who holds a PhD degree in Finance and is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). He is a Fellow, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria amongst many professional bodies. He is currently a member of Board of the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and the Association of Accountancy Bodies in West Africa (ABWA), as well as the Chairman governing Councils of ANAN and ANAN University.

Professor Osisioma served ANAN on various positions, including Director-General at Nigerian College of Accountancy (1997- 2001), Chairman, ANAN Think Tank (2007-2014), and Member, Governing Council of ANAN. He also served as National President, Nigeria Accounting Association (2013-2016), and Member, Board of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (2013-2016).

At the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof Osisioma has served as Member, Governing Council, Head of Department for many years, two-terms as Dean of Faculty of Management Sciences, Pioneer Director, Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies, and Chairman of several Committees of the University.

Prof. Benjamin Osisioma has initiated and supervised over 40 Doctoral Research Studies, and examined 44 others, out of which45 have been elevated to the rank of Professor in Accounting and Related Disciplines. He has authored no less than 19 Books and Monographs, 25 Chapters in Books of Readings, 60 refereed Journal papers, 150 Conference/Seminar/Workshop papers at national and international fora, and 26 General Interest Texts and Papers. He retired from active academic life in the university in October 2020.

Prof. Osisioma's portfolio of awards includes awards for Integrity, Academic Excellence and Outstanding Leadership. He is listed in the Directory of Outstanding 2000 Intellectuals of the 21st Century by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.

He is an ordained minister of the Anglican Church, and is married with two children.