Enyinna Okpara is a Professor of Accounting and Finance and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He was born on 27th March 1960. He has the following academic qualifications: PhD (Accounting), M.Sc. (Accounting), MBA (Finance), B.Sc. (Accounting), PGD (Financial Management), HND (Accounting) and NCE (Business Education). Professor Okpara is currently the Dean of College of Social and Management Sciences, Wellspring University, Benin City. He had previously worked as Accounts/Logistics Manager in Dangote Group.
He is an experienced auditor and tax consultant having worked with Akintola Williams Delliotte. Professor Okpara served in the Nigerian Army as a commissioned officer rising to the rank of Captain before he voluntarily disengaged from active military service in 1999.