Ambrose E Odiase was born in the early 60s at Usenu Irrua and attended Government School Irrua, Annunciation Catholic College, Irrua, College of Education, Abraka, University of Port-Harcourt and Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
He holds the FSLC 1973, WASC 1979, NCE (History/Economics),1984, B.Ed (G&C/History), 1995.
Ambrose Odiase participated in National service (NYSC) in 1984-85 at the St’ James Grammar School , Ondo, Ondo State.
Mr. Odiase has been an activist since secondary school days. That experience he carried into students Union activities in Abraka and Port Harcourt.
He was member of parliament College of Education, Abraka. President Economics Students Association, CoE, Abraka. President Sandwich Students Association, UNIPORT.
He extended his activist blood to the University where he is currently working. He was Secretary Senior Staff Club, AAU, Ekpoma and later Acting Chairman. Chairman, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) 2005 -2008.
Member FG/SSANU Renegotiation Team, 2007-2009. He also served as a member of the Joint Secretariat, working with a team made up of two from SSANU, Federal Ministry of Education FME and the National Universities Commission NUC to dot the I’s and crossed the T’s in the Agreement. He was Vice-Chairman Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) EDO State Council.
He is Chairman Administrative and Executive Staff Welfare Association, AAUE
Chairman, Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators (ANUPA) AAUE.
Member, ANUPA Professionalization and Chartered Institute Committee
Member, 2018 ANUPA, National Delegate Conference, NDC/AGM, Abraka, 2018.
Member 2021 NDC/AGM Planning Committee, Abuja, 2021.
Mr. Odiase has worked in many units and divisions of the Registry, AAUE.
School of Postgraduate Studies 1997-2000
Student’s Affairs Division 2000-2004.
He was in charge of NYSC mobilization, Student’s Conduct and Monitoring.
Admission Office 2004 -2005
Directorate of Foundation Programme 2005 -2006
Faculty Officer, Faculty of Environmental Studies 2006 -2008
Faculty Officer, Faculty of Natural Sciences, 2008-2009
Secretary Directorate of Part-Time Degree Programme, 2009-2011
Faculty Officer, Faculty of Environmental Studies, 2011 -2014
Principal Assistant Registrar and Head of Senate Services Division 2014- 2016
Deputy Registrar, Senate Services 2016-2019. During this period he was part of the team that designed and pioneered the paperless Senate which is now the mode of Senate meeting and all Senate businesses in Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
Deputy Registrar and Head Council Affairs Division, 2019- date.
Mr. Odiase is a member of the Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators (MANUPA)
Member Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators (MIPMA)
Association of University Administrators- UK (MAUA)
He has attended many conferences and training workshops both within and outside the country.
He is married with Children.