Engr. Akan Michael studied at Federal University of Technology, Minna and University of Lagos and obtained B. Eng. (Electrical/.Computer engineering) and Advance Diploma in Project Management respectively. He also holds a professional certificate in Media and Journalism. He is a registered engineer, a Certified Procurement/Project Monitor and an entrepreneur. He’s a member of several professional bodies and has across board experience in Process Industries and Oil and Gas sector. He is active in promoting engineering profession and has served in several capacities. His core competency is in Instrumentation and Control. He has great passion for Codes and Standards and has worked with MDAs in this regard.
In 2019, he launched the Integrated National Technology Blueprint to assist in the development of engineering frontier for Nigeria using a 3 prong approach through National Engineering Science and Technology Essay Competition, NESTEC, Training and Hands and Brain Innovative Technology Summit, HaBITS.
He’s a public commentator, a writer and also engages in engineering advocacy.
His hobbies include reading, writing, travelling and advocacy. He is married with children.