Prior to his faculty appointment, Uche Attoh served on the Industrial Arbitration Panel, where, following a Federal appointment, he had for 8 years presided/participated in Tribunals constituted for the purpose of adjudicating over Trade Disputes and Labour-Management Conflict in accordance with the Trade Disputes Act and other Labour and Employment Laws.
Prior to this appointment, Uche worked for over a decade in GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria Plc where as Human Resources Director and Company Secretary for West and Central Africa, he played pivotal roles in the company’s successful change and turn-around programmes. In particular, he led the Legal and HR integration of Smithkline Beecham with Sterling Health, and Smithkline Beecham with GlaxoWellcome, consequent upon the respective mergers.
Before joining GlaxoSmithKline, Uche was Director of Industrial Relations of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), where in over a decade, he gained international HR experience through ILO secondments/fellowship to organisations in the USA, UK, Ireland, Germany, Brazil, Norway, Kenya and Ghana; the experience enabled him to promote international best practices in the organised private sector through his membership of statutory tripartite institutions as National labour Advisory Council, National Salaries and wages commission and the committee for the restructuring of Trade Unions.
Uche is a lawyer, holds a Masters degree in Administration and is an alumnus of the International Institute for Labour Studies, Geneva.