Chambers Umezulike is a Development Expert, Researcher, and Writer, with over 4 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He is currently a programme manager and lead researcher at Connected Development. He has served as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan to Nigeria. He has also served as an Associate Programme Manager at Next Generation Nigeria Summit Group. He has a Masters in International Studies, Economic Governance, and Development. He has written 3 academic/non-academic books including "Leadership, Policy and Economic Development in Nigeria and Singapore; a Comparative (1960 - 1990)," an investigation of factors that necessitated the divergent economic development outcome of Nigeria and Singapore despite that they shared homologous economic statistics in the 60s.
Scheaffer Okore is a human rights activist, democratic literacy champion, creative writing facilitator and an International Relations and Diplomacy major, with over 5 years’ experience in the nonprofit sector. She is a Program Officer for Civic Engagement at Siasa Place, Nairobi, Kenya, a platform she has used to create expansive advocacy and champion causes on active citizen participation, building an informative citizenry, democratic governance, accountable leadership and youth empowerment.
An alumnus of Oxford Brookes University UK, is a chartered certified accountant with over 10 years work experience. He started his professional career with AGL Leventis Nigeria Plc, a conglomerate company with interest in Real Estate, Hospitality, FMCG, Logistics and Automobile where he held various positions cutting across Finance, Treasury Management, Audit and Assurance and Performance Management. He was at a time Head Business Control and Strategy Development for SALID Agriculture Nigeria Limited.
Lekan is a specialist in Performance Management, Finance, Internal Control and Strategic Development. He is also a board member of several start-ups in a non-executive capacity.
Chimezie Hyginus Anozie
Chimezie Hyginus Anozie is a philanthropist and entrepreneur with years of experience in the private sector. He brings in such set of experience and wealth of knowledge on the board of Basic Rights Watch especially on the role of for-profit in the organization’s poverty eradication and promotion of open financial government strategies, as well as the role of innovation in simplifying non-profit processes. As an Information and Communications Technology expert, he has implemented several tech-backed innovative solutions to the management of both public and private firms. Passionate about humanitarianism, he has a Masters in Information Science.