The Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is governed by the principal officers below:
Professor Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, Ph.D; MBA, FLS, FRSB, FAS. is the current Chairman of the Governing Board of JUPEB and also the current Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
He is a Professor in the Department of Botany and also the Director of Academic Planning at the University of Lagos. He is a Life member of the International Society of Plant Morphologist, a Fellow of Cohort 9 of the Leadership for Environment and Development, and the Linnaean Society, London.
He was an Adjunct Professor to the Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Michigan. Between 2004 and 2006, he enjoyed Royal Society of London, Lennoix-Boyd Memorial Trust and Bentham-Moxon Trust sponsorship to Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K.