Sir. Chris Ogbechie has a first class honours degree in mechanical engineering from Manchester University and an MBA from Manchester Business School. He has wide experience in marketing and strategy derived from his work as Head of Marketing/Sales at Nestle Nigeria, Xerox and from his consulting work with Nigerian firms over the years. While in Nestle he had wide international exposure in Malaysia, Singapore and Switzerland. He has been involved with several start-ups and he is on the board of several companies, private and public.
He teaches strategy and corporate governance. He is currently doing his PhD work in corporate governance in Brunel University, UK.
His current research interests are in strategic planning, corporate governance and board effectiveness. He has several publications in financial services marketing, strategic planning, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance. He has also presented papers on Corporate Governance in International Conferences. His latest paper Corporate Governance Practices of Publicly Quoted Companies in Nigeria is published in the International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics (Vol. 3 no. 4).
He is currently working on two books: Strategic Marketing of Financial Services A Nigerian Perspective, and Re-engineering the Nigerian Society through Social Marketing.