Professor Oguge has skills and experiences that span academia, research, resource management, project management, policy development, community outreach, and interrelationships for 26 years postdoctoral. In the process, he has worked on development, management, and evaluation of programs in biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people; natural resource governance; renewable energy applications, and climate change among others. Over the last thirteen years, his work has entailed encouraging and facilitating the integration of science and policy, researchers and community, and business and ecosystems. Prof Oguge is widely published in the area of mammalian diversity and ecology. He made five species descriptions in The Mammals of Africa Volume IV edited by Happold, M. & Happold, D.C.D.; published in 2013 by Bloomsbury Publishing, London. He has also made a contribution to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species describing statuses of 11 small mammal species. His research work has been supported by various competitively sourced funds. He is an Inter-Governmental Plenary on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Multidisciplinary Expert and was a Coordinating Lead Author of the African Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.