Emmanuel is a former career banker with Standard Chartered Bank with whom he served from 1978 to 1990. He resigned as senior manager of Corporate Banking to join the Nedlaw Group of Companies as Group Treasurer. In 1993 he was appointed Director of Art Corporation Limited and also served as the principal officer of the Group's Pension. He left the group in 1997 to join the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange as Deputy Chief Executive. Of this impressive institution, he became the Chief Executive Officer in January 2002. Emmanuel is an associate member of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa, Zimbabwe and sits on a number of boards and advisory councils.