Project Management Team

Project Management Team

This section present brief resumes of some key personnel. The team list is not exhaustive as we work with other international experts and technical personnel including skilled and unskilled labour from the local area.

Adeniyi Arimoro (MD/Ecology)
Adeniyi Arimoro is a seasoned Environmental Ecologist and has extensive experience in environmental consulting services (in EIAs EERs and EMs etc., spanning over 16 years). He has coordinated and supervised many Projects and led the design, implementation and management of environmental and ecosystem protection programmes, including over 60 environmental studies for Julius Berger, NNPC, other Oil & Gas corporations, and the World Bank.  Since 2005 to date he has been actively involved in various environmental studies for the Marginal Field Development (MFD) Projects and has helped to obtain EIA approvals for some of the developers. In 2007/08, he participated in ESHIA of mega Projects such as the OKLNG in Lagos/Ogun States; and EIA/EER of V-Mobile and MTN Base Stations in all of Lagos State and Southwestern Nigeria (2005/06; 2014). His expert contributions to national policies on sustainable natural resources’ utilization are outstanding. These include Report review of coastal habitats; the EIA Act and sectoral guidelines for solar energy infrastructure; and DFID/ERM Report of Impact of Climate Change on Nigeria’s Economy (for the 2010 Copenhagen Climate Change Summit). Adeniyi has also authored technical papers on EIA and biodiversity conservation for international scientific journals, such as African Journal of Environmental Assessment and Management, and World Conservation Union. He holds an M.Sc. in Ecology (University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria); and a B.Sc. in Crop Improvement, Dept. of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology (University of Ibadan).

Regina Arimoro (OD/Ecosystem Conservation)
Regina is an expert biodiversity conservationist with over 12 years of field and laboratory experience. She developed unique skills in conservation biology and taxonomy studies and contributed to numerous scientific reviews/reports. She has proved to be outstanding in environmental education and conservation awareness programmes. Regina is a plaque awardee (2007) of outstanding job performance by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF). Regina holds a M.Sc. in Environmental Biology (Plant Genetics) from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria); and a B.Sc. in Crop Protection and Environmental Biology (Crop Improvement) from the same university.

Seun Olubode (Plant Ecology)
Dr. Olubode is an experienced plant scientist. He has participated in several vegetation ecological research activities and has acquired skills in ecological impact assessment studies, plant identification, vegetation categorization and habitat description in the tropics. Dr. Olubode obtained Ph.D. (in Plant Ecology) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Alani Amusan (Soil Studies)
Prof. A. A. Amusan is a Soil Scientist with specialization in Soil Genesis, Classification and Landuse Planning & Management. Besides his considerable research and teaching experience in the University, he had at various times served as Senior Consultant on Soil, and Sediment studies to a number of River Basin Development Authorities in Nigeria both on the field and their analytical laboratories. Amusan also served as Independent Consultant to the National Agricultural Land Development Authority in the Presidency, Abuja and to several other Multinational Companies including UACN and many Oil Companies operation in Nigeria. His experience on soil resources and sediment sampling, handling, preservation, analysis spans over almost 18 years and had taken part in a number of EIA projects, including Bonga by SPDC, STAT Oil in OPLs 217 & 218; and several EIA and EES Studies within the inland, inland-swamp, the nearshore and offshore parts of Nigeria. He had also served as Independent Consultant to the Federal Ministry of Environment as member of the Panel of experts at Public Review meetings. B.Sc. Agriculture, M.Sc. Soil Science, Ph.D. Soil Science, Soil Survey, Landuse Planning and Management

Israel Adeniyi (Water Studies)
Professor Adeniyi’s research activities over the past years focused on environmental impact assessment and evaluation studies; pollution studies; river basin development; ecological monitoring and modeling; water quality monitoring/application. His consulting experience include: EIA / EES baseline studies and pollution monitoring of Niger Delta basin and N.N.P.C/P.P.M.C pipeline and depot projects; ecological survey and environmental pollution monitoring of F.C.T Abuja; hydrological and chemical monitoring of rivers and streams; etc. Israel holds a Ph.D. in Hydrobiology-Limnology; and a B.Sc. in Zoology from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (Nigeria).

Gbenga Adeoluwa (Soil Studies)
Dr. AdeOluwa is an Agronomist with over 12 year experience in soil ecology, environmental impact assessments, bio-composting and evaluation of environmental resources for the private and public sectors, and the academia. He is a recipient of the German Academic Exchange Services scholarship award. Gbenga holds a Ph.D. in Soil Fertility and a MSc. in Agronomy (Soil Science) - both from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria). Also, a B. Agric. from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (Nigeria).

Emmanuel George (Geology/HSE)
Mr. Emmanuel is a geologist and HSE skilled consultant. He has had several years experience in developing and implementing HSE Management systems for organisations. He has also been team leader for conducting several studies including Occupational Health and Safety Audits, Managements System Audits, Pre- Commissioning Environmental Assessments and Oil Field Site Inspection. Emmanuel has also facilitated several HSE based trainings including Basic Industrial Safety, Chemical and Laboratory Safety Environmental Awareness etc. He has extensive training experience and expertise in providing health, safety & environmental advise, safety management and implementation of HSE systems and policies within oil & gas, manufacturing, transport, financial Industries. He has success record of supervising & managing drilling, construction and installation projects; and has attended various training courses in HSE. He has been involved in the development and implementation of HSE MS for several organisations. He has facilitated several HSE courses including Risk Assessment, Environmental Awareness and Management, Fire Safety, Accident Reporting and Investigation, etc. Ability to use initiative in execution of responsibilities, organize structures and implement new projects. Imaginative, innovative and creative worker, who has ability to work well under pressure, prioritize tasks accordingly and implement new skills & ideas as required. Possess excellent technical expertise, client handling, analytical, problem solving, planning, organising, supervision, communication and interpersonal skills.

Janice Olawoye (Socioeconomic Studies)
Professor Mrs. Olawoye an internationally recognized social scientist, who has made several contributions to the understanding of the social and rural development studies in Nigeria. She has extensive experience (35 years) in social analyses and development issues especially as it relates to the Nigerian environment. Janice obtained her M.Sc. from Iowa State University, USA and a Ph.D. from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Bunmi Nubi (Air Quality and Noise Studies)
Nubi’s expertise is environmental management and toxicology includes monitoring and evaluation of pollutant levels to ascertain their toxicological effects and determine mitigation options. He actively participated in environmental evaluation studies; environmental impact assessments of developmental projects; environmental audit of industrial facilities; solar energy works; and oceanographic field expeditions. Nubi holds an M.Phil. in Environmental Management and Toxicology and a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemical Sciences - both from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (Nigeria). Also, a M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria).

Anthony Zobaeshia (GIS and Mapping)
Tony Zobaeshia, is a geographic information systems (GIS) and digital mapping specialist. He has worked in the field of database development and design, spatial database conversion and digital mapping for several years. He possesses an extensive experience in the principles and applications of GIS, GPS and RS. He has participated in many projects on environmental and resource management using GIS methodologies, database development, data conversion, satellite image analysis, environmental and resources modeling. He has obtained M.Sc. in Geographic Information Systems and B.Sc. in Computer Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 

Azeez Amodu (Aquatic and EIA Studies)
Azeez has acquired extensive skills in aquatic and marine studies. He has participated in several EIA studies and reviewed environmental Reports with a view to improving watershed environments. Azeez holds a B.Sc. in Marine Sciences University of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Alex Titiloye (Civil Engineering)
Alex is a seasoned engineer with over 20 years of professional experience in field construction and engineering design. He has participated in a broad range of civil engineering works (including Telecom Base Stations and Masts) in all parts of Nigeria. He has vast experience in soil analyses and integrity tests for engineering and construction works. He has also been involved in solar energy works and environmental auditing studies. Alex holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (Nigeria).

Femi Ajibabi (Sociology)
Femi Ajibabi is a sound sociologist with vast experience in social works in Abuja and other parts of Northern Nigeria. He has participated in socioeconomic analyses projects funded by the European Union as well as many HIV and Social Impact Assessment Studies. He is has knowledge of Budget Research Methods. He is involved in a number of socio-economic surveys/research with both Nigerian and International government and non-governmental agencies as The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, National agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (NACA), and the National Planning Commission as well as UNIFEM, SNR/Fhi, DFID and The European Union (EU). These were carried out both in The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and other parts of the country on issues ranging from HIV and AIDS, NEEDS/SEEDS programme of government among others. Femi holds an M.Sc. (Sociology), from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. (with Ph.D. degree in view).

Nubi Afolasade (Environmental Engineering/EMS/WMS)
Mrs. Nubi is an Environmental Engineer. She has experience in environmental management which includes setting up Environmental Management System (EMS), Waste Management System (WMS); and developing HSE policies for organizations and Programmes. She also has experience in environmental pollution monitoring and control and has published scientific papers in both international and local journals. She has participated in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) studies and other environmental studies in Nigeria and overseas, hence produces and reviews world-class EIA Reports. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos, and a Master’s degree in Environmental and Energy Management from the University of Twente, Netherlands.

Ovie Akpodonor (Vegetation Ecology)
Ovie has been involved in several EIAs and vegetation baseline sampling in Nigeria. He has a keen understanding of the vegetation ecology of the Niger Delta region. He holds a B.Sc. in Botany, University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria.

Monday Osaigbovo (Electrical Engineering)
Monday is an electrical technician with keen interest and vast experience in solar energy installation works. He has pioneered and installed solar energy systems to numerous households, estates and industrial sites throughout Nigeria.

Joyce Bassey (Accounts)
Joyce has experience in marketing and mobilizing environment-friendly, green energy (solar) products and services to client far and wide. She has sound skills in accounting and business development. Joyce holds an HND in Accountancy from the Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria and ICAN Certification.

Ozo Barnabas Nwaiwu (Admin/IT, Lagos)
Barnabas is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), with a wealth of experience in performing IT Risk Advisory, Compliance and Revenue Assurance. His experience and competence spans various business spheres including but not limited to Consulting, Telecommunications and the Financial Industry. He seeks opportunities to enable him further develop his skills and interest in the Socio-economic aspect of Environmental Impact Assessments/Audits. He is constantly developing himself through extensive interactions with experienced and highly skilled Environmental consultants and experts.