Nwanneka holds a PhD in law from the University of Nottingham. Her thesis focused on consumer protection in innovative payment services, particularly mobile payments. Her doctorate was awarded without corrections.
She also holds an LLM (with distinction) in International Commercial Law from Cardiff University. She is a first class graduate of the Nigerian Law School and has been called to the Nigerian Bar.
Nwanneka’s research interests cover the intersection between regulation and innovative financial services. While completing her doctorate, She taught on a part-time basis at both the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University.