Reginald Oko-Flex Inya (born September 8) is a community organiser, social justice expert, media producer and entrepreneur, who has played a serious role in the empowerment of ethnic minorities in Ireland and wider Europe, including philanthropic works in Africa. He is married with four children.
Oko-Flex Inya was educated at St Patrick's Primary School, in Afikpo North Local Government, and Amaizu Amangbala Primary School in Afikpo, Nigeria, he passed his first school leaving certificate; and the entrance examination to a technical college, and subsequently enrolled prestigious all fee-paying Afikpo GSS (Government Secondary School); Federal School of Arts and Science, Ogoja and admission into IMT Enugu all in Nigeria.
In Ireland, he studied towards a Certificate in Commerce at University College, Dublin, and Dublin Institute of Technology, where he earned a honours degree in human resources management, and a Master’s Degree in Management from Dublin City University, Dublin.
He co-founded New Communities Partnership (NCP), an independent national network charity representing over 75 nationalities with offices in Dublin, Cork and outreach offices. Currently he is non-executive member of New Communities Partnership (NCP), where he provides strategic advisory roles but he actively participates in other organizations that promote diversity, integration, enterprise and minority empowerment. He is the Executive Public Relations, Media & Communications member of Nigeria Irish Chamber of Commerce, Director of the Nollywood Ireland Film Festival Publisher of a lifestyle magazine 'Youniq' </ref>"Youniq Magazine Intnl". Retrieved 8 April 2017. </ref> and the Founding Director of Dublin African Film Festival (DAFF).
Oko-Flex Inya received a Certificate in Commerce from University College Dublin, a Human Resources Management Degree from Dublin Institute of Technology, Masters of Arts in Management from Dublin City University and Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from London Metropolitan University.
He established several projects and services through his works towards empowering minorities, include launch in 2014 of Migrant Family Support Services (MFSS), which was backed by New Communities Partnership (NCP) and Community Foundation for Ireland As part of the European Cultural Foundation, in the team of Miriam Hederman O'Brien (former Irish Chief Justice) and others, Reginald was a delegate to make presentation to Irish Parliament Joint Committee on European Affairs in January 2011
Oko-Flex Inya was awarded for impressive works in support of Environment and Community by World Refugee UN Awards for his creativity in project designs, representation and empowerment of vulnerable in society he awarded by Social Entrepreneur Ireland