BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Chidi T. Nzeadibe
Chairman and Director, Waste Management (CLIMATTERS)
Nzeadibe is a Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, visiting scholar, the Nordic Africa…
Nzeadibe is a Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, visiting scholar, the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden and Coordinator of Postgraduate Programmes, Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a member of the following Professional Bodies: Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), UK (2002-2013), Association of Nigerian Geographers (2007-present), Environment, Governance and Public Policy Research Group (EGPPRG), Population-Environment-Development Research Group (PEDRG), Sustainable Development Solutions Research Group (SDSRG), coordinator, Waste and Resource Management Research Group (WARMREG).
He holds a Ph.D, Environmental Management (Solid Waste Management & Recycling), an M.Sc., Environmental Management and B.Sc., Geography with a Second Class Upper Division all from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Prof. Ignatius Ani Madu
Director, Rural Development Projects (CLIMATTERS)
He was named the 1st runner-up and awarded the prize in CCAPS Program on Environmental Security, sponsored by…
He was named the 1st runner-up and awarded the prize in CCAPS Program on Environmental Security, sponsored by Strauss Center, the Institute for Security Studies, and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change (2011).
He is the Coordinator, Research and Consultancy, Centre for Environmental Management and Control, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus -2006. Member, Federal Ministry of Environment EIA Expert Review Team for the proposed Shoreline Protection and reclamation of 900 hectares of land -Phase 1 of the Eko Atlantic. He successfully supervised many PhDs and M.Sc projects in Geography Department UNN and Centre for Environmental Management and Control (CEMAC) UNEC. He is the Dean, Faculty of the Social Sciences University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He among other bodies is a member of the following bodies: Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Rural Geography Research Group (RGRG) of the Royal Geographical Society, Global Development Network, Environment, Health and Development Network etc. He obtained Ph.d, M.Sc, P.G.D.E and B.Sc in Geography from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Chukwuma Smart Amaefula
Secretary and Director Programmes (CLIMATTERS)
He was trained in Arava Institute of Environmental Studies, Israel in May 2016 on Renewable Energy as a Catalyst for…
Amaefula is a Climate Change Expert/Environmental Activist.
He was trained in Arava Institute of Environmental Studies, Israel in May 2016 on Renewable Energy as a Catalyst for Regional Development and was also conferred with the status of a Climate Reality Leader in November 2014, upon his successful training in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Climate Change by Climate Reality Project, a US-based Non-Governmental Organization chaired by former US Vice President, Al Gore. Amaefula served as a Senior Programme/Research Assistant at Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), Abuja. He was involved in the joint intervention of CSJ and Heinrich Boell Stiftung, a German Green Foundation in the Green Deal Nigeria Project. He is a member of Global Network that champions the course of Climate Change and Renewable Energy. He has been using various platforms; including writing numerous articles in the national dailies, radio talk-shows, television appearances, town hall meetings, form climate clubs in schools, climate street marches, the traditional and social media etc to keep creating prompt and educative awareness to the public and engaging the policy makers on policy dialogues about Climate Change and Renewable Energy and Forest Conservation. He led the first ever Abuja Climate March in November, 2015 in support of COP 21 in Paris and brought the attention of the National Assembly to take action on Climate Change, including investing in Renewable Energy.
Amaefula holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Certificate in Renewable Energy from the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, Israel and a prospective postgraduate student of Climate Science, Adaptation and Mitigation at Yale University, USA.
Barr. Kelechi Amaliri
Director, Legal Unit (CLIMATTERS)
Amaliri is a senior lawyer with over 15 years experience in legal practice, He has legal specialization in development law…
Amaliri is a senior lawyer with over 15 years experience in legal practice, He has legal specialization in development law with special concentration on environmental law, fiscal governance, electoral reforms, human rights and constitutional reforms. He was called to the Bar in 2004. He has outstanding experience in the area of electoral reforms, and gender policy, legal issues and economic development. He obtained a LLB from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka and graduated from the Nigeria Law School in 2004
Engr. (Mrs.) Joy Mamikay (Enyi) Oche
Director, Energy and Innovative Green Projects (CLIMATTERS)
She is an Environmental Engineer focusing on providing organizations with profitable, safe and green solutions. She served as
She is an Environmental Engineer focusing on providing organizations with profitable, safe and green solutions. She served as an Environmental and Social Affairs Manager with almost ten years varied work in the United Kingdom and Nigeria. She has worked with multi-disciplinary teams in the public and private sector, where she has provided technical guidance regarding regulatory responsibilities, facilitated environmental performance irrespective of the sector outstanding competencies, demonstrated excellent work ethics and measurable positive driven results. She is a Certified NEBOSH and Prince 2 Project Management Professional, trained to implement the IFC Performance Standards, FSC and RSPO certifications. She has passion for Sustainable Development.
She obtained Master of Engineering (M. Eng) with a Distinction in Environmental Engineering from the University of Newcastle, a Bachelor of Engr. (B. Eng) in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Minna with specialization on Oil Spillage. She is also an alumnus of Harvard University on Launching New Ventures and a certificate in Clean Technologies, Environmental Technologies, Innovation and Management from the Weitz Centre for Development Studies, Rehovot, Israel.
Director, Media and International Networking (CLIMATTERS)
Odogwu is in pursuit of the vision of changing the Nigerian renewable energy sector through effective advocacy and…
Odogwu is in pursuit of the vision of changing the Nigerian renewable energy sector through effective advocacy and mainstreaming of social entrepreneurship. Conceptualization and coordination of a national outreach programme on renewable energy and energy efficiency advocacy, social enterprise mainstreaming on renewables and public-private sector alliance on RE/EE policy localization. He is a First Runner-Up: African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards (ACCER Awards), print category, organised by PACJA in partnership with UNEP and Government of Sweden. He is also a nomination and Award of Fellowship of the Institute of Management Consultants, 2017: Nomination for Nigeria Energy Award, organized by Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo.His areas of specialization include: Media writing, Reporting and Editing, Investigative Journalism, Environmental Communication and Renewable Energy advocacy, Media Research and Management, Environmental and Renewable Energy Enterprise (Green Economy), UFO (unidentified flying objects) and Spiritual Evolution research. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mass Communication with Second Class Upper Division from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
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