Engr. Prof. Simon V. Irtwange, FNSE

National President

B.Tech (Akure), M.Eng (Nsukka), PhD (Ibadan), MBA, PGDE (BSU Makurdi), Cert, Seed Tech (India), Cert, Postharvest Bio.& Tech (Israel), MNIAE, MNSE, MASABE, MCSBE, MNIM, MNIFST, MTRCN, FCE+, pfd, F.AES, FCAI, FIoE Professor of Agricultural Processing and Storage, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering & Programme Leader, Technology and Environment, Institute of Food Security & Head, Seed Processing and Storage Unit, Seed Technology Centre, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi. §Chairman, Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Abuja § National President, National Association of Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers & Vice President, Federation of Agricultural Commodity Associations of Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), Abuja § Benue State Representative, Non-Oil Export Agenda (as part of the National Zero Oil Plan), National Economic Council, The Presidency, Abuja § Lead Consultant, SIEA International § MD/CEO, SIEA Integrated Solutions Ltd § National Chairman/Executive Director, Engineering Personnel Citizens Civil Right Development Initiative § Visiting Professor, Center for Food Technology and Research (The World Bank Africa Center of Excellence for Control of Post Harvest Losses), Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria. He resides at BND 347, Orbunde Gbande Crescent, Judges Quarters, Makurdi and hails from Mbangur-Mbadede clan of Vandeikya LGA, Benue State.