Patrick is an African innovation ecosystem builder with a wide range of experience and competencies. Under his belt are years of experience in management and research, as well as designing, implementing and managing programmes that support the development of the African technology and innovation ecosystem. Patrick holds a B.Tech. Geology from the Federal University of Technology, Minna – Nigeria, a Proﬁciency Certificates in Project Management and Results-Based Project Management: Monitoring and Evaluation from the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) and CLEAR - Wits University, South Africa respectively, with an MBA (Project Management) in view from Westford University College, U.A.E. Patrick is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) and sits on the Advisory Board of ESDALAB, a Digital Innovation Hub of the European Commission, focusing in the area of South and Eastern Europe.