” EMT-CREED is governed and managed by a management team and board of directors from diverse professional background and cultures and with specialized skills, competency and expertise in many fields such as knowledge management, knowledge communications and knowledge sharing, research support, project reporting, performance evaluation, training and learning Programme development amongst several others.
EMT-CREED management and board of directors receive periodic advisory support on the areas of performance improvement, business development opportunities, future synergy and collaborations, new research initiatives and innovations in climate change, environmental health and safety and sustainable development from a country based Principal Consultant and Advisor.
This advisory and consultancy position is made through board appointment for a 5 – five years term which is renewable upon an assessment of performance by the board and following due satisfaction.
The current serving Principal Consultant and advisor is: Sir Patricks-E, Chinemerem (KSJI), a Nigerian and a serving member of the Developing Countries committee of IFTDO- International Federation of Training and Development Organizations.
See his brief profile and Resume below:
Sir Chinemerem Patricks is an accredited Viral Change Practitioner from Dr. Leandro Herrero of Viral Change Global LLP, London, UK. He earned the prestigious UNITAR Certificate in International Environmental Law (IEL) in 2010 following his successful completion of the course. He is an international research, training and development consultant in Safety, Environment and Sustainable Development as well as a consultant groundwater management geologist. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Geology from the Department of Geology, University of Calabar, Nigeria, as well as an M.Phil degree in Environmental Management from the Institute of Geosciences and Space Technology (IGST) of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Nigeria.
He is currently a PhD research student in SHE Culture and Climate change VIMA+. He was trained by Saipem in Safety Leadership/Behavioural Safety (LiHS) in 2008 at the ENI Corporate University in Milan, Italy. He earned the University of Geneva Coursera certificate in Climate Change Adaptation: The case of Small Island Developing States – SIDS in 2015 and the UNITAR/UN: CC Learn Certificate in Climate Change impacts, vulnerability assessment and mitigation/adaptation planning in 2014. Patricks Chinemerem is an EMS Lead auditor following his certification to ISO 14001:2004 EMS standard in 2013 and a transition course to ISO 14001:2015 in June 2016. He has extensive international exposure and experiences in Europe and America. Notable ones include his training at the ENI Corporate University, San Donato, Milan – Italy and the International School of Havana, Miramar, Havana – Cuba. He is a member of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS), Nigerian Environmental Society (MNES) and the Nigerian Institute of Training & Development (NITAD). He is a vibrant conference speaker and an emerging corporate environmental litigation support service advisor. He is the author to the following books: “The Solid Mineral Resources of Kogi State for the Small Scale Operator” published in 1999.”That Question” published in 1997.”Scientific Expert Witnessing in Environmental Litigation” (Published in 2010), Building a Career in Environmental Journalism (2012), Understanding climate Change (2013) and “Environment & Sustainable Development in Oil and Gas Exploration….. (2015). He earned the prestigious award and certification of a UK NEBOSH Diploma in environmental management, a British Safety Council HAZOP certificate as well as the OSHAcademy HSE Trainer certification all in February 2013. He has been involved in training, research and knowledge management and development for several reputable organizations and multinationals since the year 2002.
Environment Management courses
Biodiversity Protection and Conservation
Water Resources (Groundwater/surface Waters) management
Energy Resources Management
Environmental Governance & Sustainable Development
Climate Change – adaptation/ CDM
Spill prevention & Spill emergency Response/ preparedness
Environmental Impact assessment ( EIA)
Environmental Litigation support ( Application of scientific evidences/witnessing and International Environmental Laws (IEL)
Multilateral Environmental Negotiation
Pollution prevention, Control & Remediation ( air, water, soil, noise)