Teni Majekodunmi
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EcoXchange is led by
Teni Majekodunmi
She is an environmental lawyer and an expert on the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism. She attained her Bachelors Degree (LLB) and Masters Degree from the University of Warwick, UK. With her Master's Degree, she specializes in Climate Change and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), she has written several articles on CDM's, carbon credits and climate change.
As a lawyer, she trained and practiced at FRA Williams Chambers, and is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA), and the Green House Gas (GHG Experts) Management Institute. She also sits on the Inter-ministerial Committee on Climate Change of the Federal Ministry of Environment, the Committee on Bio fuels to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and an active participant in the African working group for CDM capacity development.

Formerly the ED of ENSOL Environmental Solutions Ltd, she single handedly managed and establish its Government appointed title “Centre of Excellence on Climate Change to the Federal Government of Nigeria” which also led to the launch of the Centre of Excellence Annual Media Programme (CAMP).

She also liaises with the Federal Ministry of Environment’s Special Climate Change Unit (SCCU) on a daily basis (which is the Designated National Authority DNA to the UNFCCC for Nigeria) on putting together procedures in line with the UNFCCC regulations on CDM’s and renewable projects and assisting in capacity building and manpower development in relation to climate change as a whole and CDM’s. Teni also sits on the committee that reports to the UNFCCC on “Negotiating Nigerian’s position (Legal Drafting Team) towards Copenhagen 2009 and onwards.

She also liaises with International Organizations such as UNDP, UNFCCC UNEP RISOE, UNIDO and the World Bank through the SCCU especially in relation to developing needs assessment on adaptation and mitigation towards climate change in Nigeria.

As the CEO & Founder of EcoXchange Ltd, Teni focuses on identifying and developing CDM projects at various stages (origination – legal agreements i.e. ERPA’s & VERPA’s) and also works on raising awareness through several workshops on different sectors especially the Media, Banks – Financial Institutions, Law firms and Oil companies on adaptation and mitigation methods to climate change as well as opportunities available through CDM’s. Teni in her capacity as CEO is a registered consultant to the DNA of the UNFCCC and Federal Ministry of Environment, and also sits on the National Think Tank Team as a legal negotiator in developing Nigeria’s position to COP 16 and beyond.
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