Dr. Victor Fodeke

vicDr. Victor Fodeke is the Founder and Member of Board of Trustees of AFRICAN ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION NETWORK (EANet – Africa).  He is a specialist in Environmental Security, Climate Change, Water Quality, Marine Environmental Protection and Social Entrepreneurship. He initiated actions towards the establishment of the First Inspectorate and Enforcement Department of FEPA, 1991 as well enactment of the first “National Standards for Environmental Pollution Control in Nigeria which later became enacted into FEPA Regulations. He has participated in several National Environmental Investigation and Remediation Programmes including pioneering the Koko Toxic Waste Evacuation Exercise. He served for fifteen years at the Nigerian’s Federal Environmental Protection Agency (FEPA) prior to Joining the African Un ion Commission. Dr Fodeke has Ph.D in Marine Biology and was a Fullbright Exchange Fellow. He Obtained several Professional Certificates/ Fellowships in Water and Wastewater treatment techniques; Air and Water Pollution; Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures; Coastal Zone Management and Environmental Protection.  He is one of the few trained specialists on “Incident Response to Toxic/ Hazardous substances, and Personnel Protection (United States, Environment Protection Agency’s Hazardous Waste Academy at Cincinnati, Ohio State).