Richard Okhumale Ikiebe, a Senior Fellow with the School and Director of the Centre for Leadership in Journalsm (CLeJ), is an accomplished Media and Management Consultant. He worked as Special Adviser to the Chief of General Staff and as Special Assistant to Minister of Information. He served as World Bank Consultant to the Federal Ministry of Information and the Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE); as Communication Consultant to Vision 2010; and the AU, among others. A former editor with the Pan African News Agency, Dakar Senegal, Ikiebe has worked with the Daily Times of Nigeria, Newswatch and hosted acclaimed radio and television programmes for networks in Nigeria. Ikiebe is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Cornerstone Insurance Plc., and he was on the Council of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC). A director and a Fellow of the Institute of National Transformation, (INT), he holds two degrees from the Universities of Ohio and Wisconsin, USA, and a diploma from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism, Lagos.