Patience is a Programmes Manager. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture (Agricultural Economics), Master’s degrees in both Economics and Business Administration (MBA) and an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management. She has over 15 years combined experience in Administration/Human Resource and development. She has skills in conducting research, value chain analysis, livelihoods and market systems development, local economy development, policy development, monitoring and evaluation, among others. She has coordinated projects funded by the World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, DFID, Niger Delta Partnerships Initiative (NDPI/PIND), etc. She is a member of the Nigeria Association of Evaluators and a member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) (Chattered). Pat is amiable, industrious, and always willing to learn something new. She loves reading and her research interest is in Agriculture, Environment, Transportation and Welfare.