Executive Board Member – United Kingdom
Tunde has strong academic/research and managerial background with senior level /international experience and cross sector exposure. Good strategic appreciation and vision, able to build and implement complex plans with a proven track record explicitly supporting business needs. Self-driven and self-reliant, set aims and targets and leads by example, collaborative approach with good interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and encourage others through change.
He has over 15 years’ experience in highways condition assessment and standards, and also corporate responsibility (procurement and project management) in an integrated approach to asset management best practice. He oversees the monitoring of Hertfordshire pavement condition, with focus on the strategic inputs to asset management and education for sustainable development. He had gained an in-depth knowledge of managing data from capturing, processing and analysis to delivery/reporting. He is constantly reviewing Site Risk Assessment to address unforeseen risks present that Highways Inspectors might be exposed to.
Before joining HCC he lectured in all forms of geosciences for 12 years where he helped to establish the Department of Earth Sciences, Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University) in Nigeria. As the Director of Departmental Consultancy Unit, he represented the department on national committees within the oil and mining industries, provided technical advice and research management to a government environmental task force and executed a variety of multi-disciplinary projects on sustainability strategies and technical (geological) input into exploration programmes (1989-93). In addition, he served as a Special Consultant to DFRRI groundwater development projects (1989- 91) and advised on the National Advisory Board on Strategic Solid minerals.
Tunde is a Chartered Environmentalist and a Chartered Scientist. He is a fellow of the Institute of Analysts & Programmes (IAP), member of Association of Sustainability Practitioners (ASP); he is professionally affiliated to the Institute of Asset Management (IAM). He has delivered technical papers at national and international conferences/meetings. Add to his achievements, Tunde has published technical papers in referred national and international journals. Following scholarships from the Ogun State Government of Nigeria, Federal Government of Nigeria and the Commonwealth, he graduated in the geosciences and holds degrees from the University of Ibadan Nigeria and Imperial College University of London also University of Wales.