Surv. Ugochuckwu Chime is the Immediate Past National President of the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN). He is also the President of the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA). He has over 30 years of experience in the civil service, public service and the private sector of the Nigerian economy. He is the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Copen Group of companies with diversified interests in Micro-Finance Banking, Manufacturing, Consultancy, Construction, Training and Real Estate.