Chris Okoye – Head, Legal

Chris C. Okoye is a Nigerian legal practitioner duly called to the Nigerian Bar and enrolled in the Roll of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He has good legal experience in commercial and corporate law and litigation and holds various academic qualifications including a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Philosophy and M.A (Social and Political Philosophy) both from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, and Latina Linqua Diploma (Diploma in Latin Language) from Urbaniana Univasitas Roma (Urban University, Rome).

He also holds a Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication from the Institute of Journalism, Management and Continuing Education, Enugu as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
His zeal for Corporate and Commercial Law and for decency in the socio-economic polity accounts for his diverse legal experience in the corporate world. He worked at various times between 2004 and 2008 with the defunct Gateway Bank Plc., Intercontinental Bank Plc. (now Access Bank Plc.), and Zenith Bank Plc.
He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Management Auditors as well as the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers. He is an ardent member of the Nigeria Bar Association (Unity Bar, Abuja). He has also attended and participated in several workshops on power.