Amaka is enrolled to do her PhD with UoS (Global Studies) and IDS. Andreas Antoniades from UoS and Seife Ayele are her supervisors and she is researching the role and impact of development financing on SMEs growth in Nigeria.
Amaka is based in the Business, Markets and the State cluster. Her research areas and professional specialisations include MSMEs; Development financing for MSMEs; Development banks; Financial Inclusion; Digital and mobile money; Business development and stakeholder engagement.
Her geographical expertise is Sub-Saharan Africa.