Dr. Akpoebi Adesi (PhD) hails from Sagbama town in Bayelsa State. He is an Educationist, playwright and higer education administrator. He was a lecturer in theatre Arts, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island. He obtained his doctorate degree from the University of Ibandan in 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, Dr. Adesi served as Director of Planning, Research and Documentation in the Ministry of Culture and Ijaw National Affairs, Yenagoa. Subsequently, on April, 2016, he was appointed as Registrar of the Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education College of Education, Sagbama, until his appointment as Ag. Registrar of Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa.
Dr. Adesi was a member of the Bayelsa State Social Protection Committee which drew up the policy on social Protection Committee for the state under the auspices of UNICEF in 2017. In 2018, he attended a course at the Administrative staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) Topo, Badagry, which covered the following main areas:
- Reward Based Management
- Transformational Leadership
- Accountability and Transparency in Management of Tertiary Institution
- Leaving a legacy
Akpoebi Adesi is also a memeber of several professional and social Organisations.