Chidi has over 25 years post call experience within the Nigerian legal system and is the Managing Partner of The Channings Law Firm, established in 1997. He provides leadership and strategic direction for the firm, and has for many years been recognized by his clients and peers as a leading commercial and corporate law specialist. His initial pupillage was with LN Mbanefo SAN, followed by a period as an Associate Counsel at Akin Delano & Company, Ibadan, Nigeria and Senior Associate Counsel at Debo Akande & Company, Lagos, Nigeria, prior to the setting up of his firm- The Channings Law Firm.
His legal career has equipped him with high level skills in negotiation, administration, communication, management, advocacy and ethical leadership, which he brings to the Board. Mr. Anya also acts as Company Secretary to a number of leading indigenous conglomerates operating in strategic sectors of the Nigerian economy, where he provides guidance on corporate governance and compliance matters. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Chidi is married with three children and loves gardening, reading, writing, intellectual debate and philanthropy.