Silk Ugwu OGBU is a political and communication strategist. His early education was at the University of Calabar, where he received a B.sc in Political Science. He later proceeded to Enugu State University of Science and Technology from where he earned both M.sc and PhD in Political Science (International Relations). He also holds an M.sc as well as a PhD in Marketing (Public Relations) from the University of Nigeria, and is currently studying for another PhD in Public Administration. His research interests include conflict management, political and development communication, branding, corporate reputation management, leadership strategies, community development and stakeholder relations management. He is a public relations consultant, a political analyst and a communication strategist. He has extensive experience from many years of private sector practice and has also contributed immensely through numerous conferences and publications to the pursuit of academic excellence. He lectures currently at the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.