Emmanuel Okpala is a first class degree graduate of Chemical Engineering (B.Eng.) from Covenant University. He is a certified CompTIA Project + Associate. He served as the Ibadan chapter president of the then National Youth Service Corp -Millennium Development Goals (NYSC-MDGs) community development service group (CDS) where they embarked on several laudable projects addressing the MDGs across the state while he was a serving Corp member. In addition, he has had good experience working across several teams and delivering set targets. He has a contagious passion when it comes to waste and resource recovery; this has prompted him to join the Chanja Datti Team, where he hopes to apply skills garnered from his first degree to solve some of the environmental challenges Nigeria grapples with.