Our Management Team
The organisation is led by Ms Faith Nwadishi
Ms Faith Nwadishi
The organisation is led by Ms Faith Nwadishi who has vast experience in the Extractive Industry, the Electoral process and NGO governance. She sat for six years (serving two terms) in the International Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (the first woman from Nigeria to be so appointed first in 2013) and a past National Coordinator of Publish What You Pay Nigeria. She was a member of the National Stakeholders Working Group (NSWG) of NEITI, currently; Faith coordinates Women in Extractives and convenes the Zero Gas Flare Campaign in Nigeria and has participated in several World Bank/IMF programmes even as she moderated some of the world body’s Round Table Discussions.
She is supported by other management staff with vast experiences in Development Communication, programming, NGO administration and finance management
Mr MacDonald Ekemezie
Head of Programme and Communications. He has over 15 years of experience in Non-Profit management.
Mr. Macdonald Ogemdi Ekemezie is a Theatre Artist with a drive to giving the profession a new approach in Nigeria through creative writing, and performance. exhibition, opera, symposium, and other vital public enlightenment programmes. He is committed lo Youth development, Education and Advocacy for good governance especially, credible elections, quality service delivery and transparent extractive governance. Mr Ekemezie is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Calabar, Calabar.
He has held several positions in his development work journey; as Programme Officer of Dreamboat Development Theatre Foundation Calabar, worked with Professor Bill Briegger Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Afri-Youths Theatre Owerri- an NGO. Programme Director Koyenum Immalah Foundation, Delta State Coordinator Global Peace Development, Programme Director Center for Peace and Environmental Justice. He is an expert in Theatre for Development, a tool he has used effectively in advocacy.
His Publications could be found in the book “Because I am a woman (2003)” edited by Edisua Merab Oko-offoboche Ita, “Why me’.’ Published in the Pariah and other Stories (2004).
Mr Ekemezie is a member of Professional Bodies which include Actors Guild of Nigeria (former National Assistant Secretary), Member Nigeria Popular Theatre Alliance (NPTA), Member and Director of Public Relations of PREN-CLUB Community Service. He has attended many conferences, workshops and seminars covering the Extractive Industries, peace and security, environment, good governance, herders/farmers interventions, The Delta State Conflict Management Alliance, Peacebuilding and Early Warning Response, Election observation among many others.
Mr Macdee as he is called in social circles is involved in lots of Charity work and community services. He initiated and carried out Behavioural Change Communication Projects on peacebuilding and gender in communities in Delta State using Theatre for Development. A Drama Director, script writer, poet with over 20 years’ experience in development work. A strong advocate for responsible leadership, and collective interest before self.
Miss Nwanamaka Elekwechi
Nwamaka Elekwechi BSC in accounting, ICAN (review). 12 years of working experience in public financial institutions and the private sector
Stephanie Uche Omere
Experience in the development sector with skills in monitoring, Evaluation & Research