Cyprian Edward-Ekpo is Registrar of International Institute for Humanitarian & Environmental Law, and legal researcher, scholar and human rights advocate nominated to serve as the proterm-Director of the newly formed Institute of Law Research and Development of United Nations (Non-profit). He is the Managing Director / Dean of Research in Multi Intelligence Development Company, a firm of consultants in oil and gas law, environmental law, intellectual property, education consultancy and publishing. He also serves currently as Consultant to the Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria (CIPMN). A man noted for his insight into reality of multi-dimensional and prolific writings, is an author of books and several scholarly / media articles. He is an editorial board member and reader of three legal publications in the United Kingdom and Africa.