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Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang

Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang

Founder and Director, Lighthouse Pedagogy Trust


Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang is the Founder and Director of Lighthouse Pedagogy Trust, a charity which provides safe, nurturing homes for children in care.

Emmanuel joined the Teach First programme and taught English at a secondary school in Birmingham. It was because of his experiences teaching looked after children that Emmanuel decided to work with a group of other Teach First ambassadors to explore improving their educational outcomes.

Prior to founding Lighthouse Pedagogy Trust, Emmanuel worked in a charity providing training and work opportunities to disadvantaged young people and in the management consultancy and technology sectors helping organisations use technology to better support young people.