Emmanuel Adikwu Orgah (PhD), the director of research at the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) holds PhD in Clinical Research, MSc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and a BSc. degree in Chemistry. He came into the employment of the Agency in 2003 and has held various research positions. Prior to his employment at the Agency, he worked as lecturer and held various positions in the pharmaceutical industry including production chemist and quality assurance manager of Dana pharmaceuticals limited, Minna. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria (ICCON) and the Institute of Public Analyst of Nigeria (IPAN).