Mrs. Esther Uchechukwu Chimezie is a Chief Research Officer of Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency, Lagos. She attended Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka and University of Lagos where she obtained her bachelors and master’s degree in biochemistry in 1992 and 2010 respectively. She is currently pursuing her Ph.d studies in Texila American University, Guyana. She heads the nutrition and cosmetic unit of the product development department and the team lead of “Ocimum Herbal Tea,” a herbal tea developed for the management of blood level.

She is member of Institute of Public Analyst of Nigeria (IPAN). She has undergone many professional training on both ISO 17025 2005 and 2017 version, good laboratory and quality management system. She was actively involved in the training of Traditional Medicine Practitioners (TMPs) in the six geopolitical zones, both as facilitator and resource person. She is currently the head of department of national innovation diploma programme, the training arm of Nigeria natural medicine development agency. She is an astute and resulted oriented researcher that is committed to hard work and dedication to duty. She hails from Anambra state, married and a Christian by religion. My dreams and goals are to provide services that will impact positively on the lives of individual, enhance their social, economic and general well-being