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dr paddy emmanuel iyamu

Dr Paddy Emmanuel Iyamu is a Human resources management consultant, a TedX speaker,a security expert, Entrepreneur and philanthropist. Dr Paddy Emmanuel obtained his first & second degree in Business Administration from the great University of Benin (B.sc, MBA) and later obtained a professional Diploma in Safety and Security Management from the Rivers state University of Science and Technology.

He also bagged a Hon. Doctorate degree from the European American University in Petroleum Resources due to his track record in affecting the lives of the downtrodden and society at large. He is also a certified PFSO due to his training in Maritime Security from Helkins Marine USA.

He started his career from Zenith International Bank Nigeria before joining the Shell Petroleum Development company in 2010. During the Divestment, he moved on to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company and Neconde Energy all in OML 42. Due to his background and love for Entrepreneurship,he founded Gabbem integrated services ltd, a Company that majors in Marine equipments as well as other contracting services with clients like Shell, Chevron, Lee Engineering, Agip petroleum to mention but a few.

Dr Paddy is a member of the American society for industrial security ASIS, Fellow of the Nigerian institute for Industrial Security NIIS, member of the Rotary international,Financial Supermarket Ltd & Centre for community health and the Lion's club international.

Dr Paddy is the founder of The Dr Paddy Foundation and through programmes like The prison outreach, Christmas with Widows, Surgeries for the downtrodden, and The evening with Dr paddy, He has given grants to young entrepreneurs, moved families to better houses, donated financially to many local NGO’s, widows, and under privileged Nigerians.

His impact in society has seen The University of Benin Post graduate Association name their secretariat after him while also bagging several awards both from the academia and other sector.

Worthy of mention is the following recognition and awards:

  • 2022 Young CEO Award by the Chamber of Commerce, Abuja
  • Thomos Sankara leadership award for integrity and Excellence by the ECOWAS YOUTH COUNCIL
  • Award of merit by the National Association of Nigerian student NANS
  • World Business leaders’ summit & honours, Dubai UAE,2019
  • Award for excellence by the Nigerian Army for his relentless support and friendship to the 3BN Command, Effurun Delta State
  • Pan African leadership award, Morocco ,2018
  • Award of excellence by the UNITED NATIONS World Habitat leadership awards
  • Award of excellence by the Nigerian Entrepreneurs Award & Many others.

Dr paddy has attended several Management courses both within and outside the country to help in championing the drive for a better Society

Dr Paddy is married with two lovely children.