Julie Okpala is a Professor of Geography Education of the University of Nigeria Nsukka and a Measurement and Evaluation Expert. She did undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and the University of London Institute of Education .With her academic background and strong social research base, she has been involved in multidisciplinary research and evaluation programs with various national and international organization including Social Science Academy of Nigeria, International Geographical Union and MacArthur Foundation. She was a Commission member of the International Geographical Union and held various administrative positions in the University of Nigeria including Member of the University Governing Council. She took a voluntary retirement and lives currently in the UK where she does consultancy work in Research and Evaluation in Health & Social Care, Environment and Education. Julie is an excellent team worker.