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MICHAEL ANYIAM-OSIGWE is coordinator of the Anyiam-Osigwe Group and secretary to the supervisory board. He studied economics and obtained a joint Masters Degree in Social anthropology and musicology from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Working with Tsakos- Pedmacgrek Shipping JV, between 1986 and 1990, he was trained in ship management and operations.
He is a member of the IBIA [International Bunker Industry Association] and has participated in various international seminars and workshops on shipping and marine operations. Under a Third World study programme, he has conducted extensive research into indigenous political structures in Africa with emphasis on Nigeria. He has also taken courses on resource development centering on project planning and implementation in developing countries.
He is a writer and commentator on socio-political affairs. Mr. Anyiam-Osigwe is the co-coordinator of Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation. He also serves on the board of other NGOs including the Washing DC- based Africa Christian Service Foundation, founded by King Mswati III of the Kingdom of Swaziland and the Nigerian Foundation for Ethnic and Religious Tolerance [FERET]. He was the Director of operations for M.D Yusuf `s Presidential Campaign in 1998. He is president of the Imo Co-operative Thrift and loans Union.
Mr. Anyiam-Osigwe is the official liaison on political Affairs for Anyiam-Osigwe Group . He serves on the board of the various companies in the Group. He is married, with children.