Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe

Director-General/Chief Negotiator

Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe has a rich education background from University of Ibadan(Nigeria), Oxford University(United Kingdom) and obtained his PH.D in New York University(United States).

Ambassador Osakwe served as a diplomat with the Foreign Affairs Ministry and was later assigned to the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations(UN), before joining the World Trade Organization (WTO), where he rose to the position of Director, Accessions Division.

He is also an adjunct Professor on a leave of absence from the International University of Geneva (IUG), on international trade policy, diplomacy and negotiations. The new DG of NOTN has published articles widely in the areas of trade policy and negotiations, foreign policy and national security