Nkem holds a Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Banking & Finance and an MBA in Corporate Finance from Rivers State University of Science & Technology. He has also attended various Seminars, Workshops, Conferences and Training Programs locally and overseas.
He has worked across various sectors of Nigerian economy such as Petroleum Upstream, Maritime, Management and Financial Consulting. He seats on the board of numerous companies.
He has also published a number of publications/presentations like Measuring the Effectiveness of Multiple Discriminant Techniques in Predicting Corporate Failure in Nigeria (MBA Thesis), Stock Market & Corporate Performance: Comparative Study of Quoted and Unquoted Firms in Nigeria (B Sc. Thesis) and various other books/presentations.