Board of Directors

Prof. Anya O. Anya

Prof. Anya O. Anya, Hon D.Sc, FAS, NNOM, OFR

Professor Anya O. Anya is a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science, a Chartered Biologist, a Fellow of the Institute of Biology of the United Kingdom and a renowned Professor of Zoology. He had a distinguished academic career in the University of Nigeria during which he served as the first Director of the School of Postgraduate Studies, Dean Faculty of Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Member of the Governing Council of the University.

He is credited with numerous scientific and non-scientific publications. In 1992, he was conferred with the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM), the highest award in Nigeria for distinguished academic achievement.

He has held several important public service positions including President of the Nigerian Academy of Science, founding CEO of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian National Merit Award, and he currently serves as Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umuahia as well as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alpha Institute for Research in Science, Economics and Development. Professor Anya also sits on or has served on the Board of several other successful companies as Chairman or Director. He is also engaged in various advisory capacities on ways and means to grow the economy. He was recently appointed as a member of the Advisory Committee on National Dialogue.