Ifeoma Okwuosa is a trustee of the Sir Emeka Okwuosa Foundation. She has an undergraduate law degree from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, and a law degree from Nigeria Law School, Lagos. While practicing, she worked for Elsie Thompson Chambers representing clients in various industries, including oil and gas. As a member of the International Federation of Women Lawyers, Rivers State Zone (FIDA), she oversaw the Scholarship Committee and was a member of the Management Committee. At FIDA, she also provided legal aid to at-risk clients on family law matters, including domestic violence.
Chibundu Okwuosa is a trustee of the Sir Emeka Okwuosa Foundation. She is actively involved in working to enhance the Foundation’s impact and liaises with the Team, key stakeholders and potential partners to achieve this goal. Throughout the years, she has strengthened her commitment to philanthropy and social justice by volunteering in different capacities, including learning disabled school programs and human rights groups.
She has an undergraduate degree in Political Science and African Studies from Northwestern University, and a law degree from Columbia Law School at Columbia University. Chibundu started her career as a lawyer with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, working in their New York office. As a lawyer, she has also provided pro bono assistance to low-income clients on immigration and other matters.
Dr Theo Chike Osanakpo holds a PhD degree in law from University of Exeter, England and elevated to the coveted rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 1997. He is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom. His focus area of legal practice is Commercial Transaction Law, Corporate Law Practice, Intellectual Property Law, Civil Litigation involving corporate bodies, Arbitration and Cross-border transaction. He has held positions of responsibility at different times namely - President African and Caribbean Students Association, University of Exeter, England; Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Chairman, Board of Directors Finbank Plc, Chairman, Presidential Special Visitation Panel, University of Abuja. Chairman, NBA Property; Development Committee and Chairman, NBA Anti-Corruption Commission.
He has had the singular privilege of being honored by Two Popes at different times with the exalted conferment of Knight of Saint Gregory the Great (KSGG) by His Holiness Pope John Paul II 1n 1992 and Knight Commander of Saint Gregory the Great (KCSCIG) by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI 1n 2009. He was conferred with Doctor of Letters (D.L1tt) Honoris Causa by the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) ln March 2011.
Chidimma Okoye has a robust background in project management, coordinating and managing social and health programs, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and organizational development.
Prior to joining SEOF, she served as the Director of Strategic Information (M&E) and Team Leadon Organizational Development for the Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) for over four years. Prior to that, she held various other roles in the non-profit sector. She has a Master’sin Public Health (MPH) from Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biochemistryfrom Anambra State University, a Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Leadership from Deakin University Australia, and a Certificate in Healthcare Leadership from Cornell University USA. She is also a proud member of the National OVC M&E Technical Working Group, where she had the privilege of training federal and state ministry officials on data demand information and use.
Outside of her professional pursuits, she cherish my role as a wife and a mother of three wonderful and adorable children. My hobbies include reading, writing, and watching detective movies.