He is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, British Medical Association, Medical Defence Union, Transcultural Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
He was born and brought up in Anambra State Nigeria. He was awarded the Nigeria National Youth Service Award in Rivers State for his contribution to the rural health awareness campaign. He authored a book entitled Family Health, A Handbook of Common Diseases which addresses common medical problems prevalent in Nigeria and health promotion.
He trained in medicine at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu, and completed his training in psychiatry in the United Kingdom. He obtained a Masters of Science Degree (MSc) with distinction in Transcultural Mental Health from Queen Mary University of London. His research interests include mental illness among black and ethnic minorities.
His business interests are in property development, and he is also the Chairman of Olliss Concepts UK Ltd, a recruitment consultancy in the UK. He is the Coordinator of the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland Chapter of the Beta Sigma Fraternity Nigeria. He is the President of the Alex Ekwueme Foundation, a not for profit organisation promoting peace in Africa. He is a Trustee of Robinsons Project, a charitable organisation dedicated to the eradication of poverty in Africa.
He is married and has a young son.