Sunday Thomas Dogonyaro had a brief stint in lecturing in his early career and he has thereafter held several leadership positions in government among which are Deputy Head of Mission/ Minister Nigeria High Commission Pretoria, South Africa; Minister/Head Consular & Education (Fleet St. London), Nigeria High Commission London; Ambassador & Coordinator of Programs Federal Government/NEPAD Secretariat; Ambassador/head of Nigerian Mission in Sao Tome & Principe.
He is the Founder and an Executive Director of African Policy Research Institute. He was conferred the National Honour of Officer, Order of Niger in 2002. Amb. Dogonyaro was appointed a Non-Executive Director with effect from 4th September 2014.
He resides in Nigeria.