Dr. Christian Emeruwa is a Ph.D holder in Administration and Organization of Sports from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. He is also a FIFA Senior Safety and Security Officer and a senior staff in the Nigeria Football Federation.
Dr. Christian Emeruwa is a renowned sport columnist and sport management consultant that has worked with local and international organizations on matters relating to sport management and organization of sports. Dr. Christian Emeruwa graduated from the Department of physical and Health Adeyemi College of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University where he was the Students’ Union Government President in 1998/1999 session. Dr. Emeruwa is as well a graduate of Wits Business School, South Africa and SRH Heidelberg University Germany. He is a Fellow of the prestigious Institute of Sports Management Australia. He has contributed to several sport management presentations and have served within and outside Nigeria at various capacity in relation to sports management.
He is an expert in sport administration and organization as well as an authority in Sport Policy development and Sports Economy. His current area of interest is in the area of Sport Safety and Security with specific reference to Football Safety and Security.
Dr. Christian Emeruwa has several publications to his credit in several journals and chapters in books that are sport management oriented. In the past years he has served as Safety and Security Officer for five FIFA World Cups covering U-20 Men and Women, U-17 Men and was the first African to be appointed as Senior FIFA Safety and Security Officer responsible for the venue of the Opening and Closing Ceremony for the FIFA Senior World Cup Russia 2018.
Dr. Christian Emeruwa has also served in the capacity of Coordinator Safety and Security for CAF CHAN 2018 and AFCON Women 2018 and until recently has been newly appointed as the Head of CAF Safety and Security thus becoming the pioneer head of such a department in CAF.
Dr. Christian Emeruwa has equally served as Safety and Security Officer for the Asia Football Confederation in the AFC Asia Cup Final UAE, 2019. Dr. Christian is a sport management consultant to several bodies within and outside the country including ECOWAS and a Part Time Lecturer with the Pan African University. He has several publications to his credit and has contributed in several conferences within and outside the Country.
He is committed towards the development and enhancement of effective and efficient sport management processes. Dr. Christian Emeruwa hails from Ikwuano Oboro LGA of Abia State and is happily married to Jummai, and are blessed with Alexander, Atarah and Andrew.