Mark Amachree Roman is a Chartered Accountant, an Evangelist and a visionary Administrator who was born on April 4, 1956 at Akinima Ahoada West Local Government Area, Rivers State. He attended Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt (1978-1982) where he obtained Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy with Upper Credit and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Management from the same school in 2007. Between 2008 and 2009, he attended the Redeemed Christian Bible College, where he obtained a PGD in Theology with Credit.
He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) in 2003. He also became a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM) in 1997 and was elected a Fellow (FNIM) in 2011.
He began his cognate working experience as an Accounts Clerk with the Rivers State Schools Management Board, Port Harcourt from 1976 to 1978 and in 1983 served briefly as Payroll Officer at the Rivers State Governor’s office. He joined the services of University of Port Harcourt in 1983 and has worked in different capacities such as Sectional Head, Foreign Exchange, Customs/Passages and Insurance (1983-1986), Sectional Head, Payroll and Pensions (1986 – 1989), Sectional Head, Students’ Accounts (1989-1991), Head, Treasury Section (1991). Mark was appointed Bursar and a Principal Officer of University of Port Harcourt from 2007 to 2012 and from 2014 till date (2020) has been the Director of Revenue Bureau of the same University.
He served as a Director of U & C Microfinance Bank Ltd between 2007 and 2012 where he held brief for the Board Chairman at intervals and reappointed as Independent Director of the Bank in 2018.