Nela Duke Ekpenyong worked in the developmental sector for 6-years before joining APF. She started her career as a Developmental Editor in a Swiss magazine, afterwhich she worked for various non-governmental organisations before re-launching an environmental NGO in Cross River State in 2015. Her experience has given her a deep understanding of the developmental sector in Africa. Through her work she garnered skills in people management, event management, content writing, and grant writing.
Nela is a passionate environmentalist, and an amature mountineerer and explorer.
She holds a degree from Loughborough University in International Relations.