Kingsley has a Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree from Stellenbosch University. His doctoral research was on Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Bidder Remedies in South Africa and Nigeria (the full dissertation can be found here.). His LLM, from the University of Nottingham, covered modules that included: Public Procurement in the EU and International Trade Law, Public Procurement Law, International Trade Finance, World Trading System, International Investment Law, and International Disputes Settlement. The Master’s dissertation, on critical appraisal of Kenya bidder remedies system, was awarded a distinction.
He is a legal practitioner, Notary Public, and consultant, with over 12 years’ experience in providing consultancy services in public procurement and public finance management regulation to national and international organisations, including UNICEF (and other UN agencies) and DFID, as Lead Procurement Consultant. In 2017, Enugu State Government appointed him as the Senior Special Assistant to the State Governor on Development Aid Coordination and Mobilization. He is a lecturer with Baze University, Abuja, Nigeria; and a former lecturer with the Nigerian Law School. He has been an active member of the African Procurement Law Unit of Stellenbosch University since its creation in 2012; and serves in the editorial committee of the African Public Procurement Law Journal. He is also a member of the Procurement Law Academic Network. Kingsley has several publications in international scholarly journals and in relevant academic books.