JULIUS ABANSHEBE AKPONG
ABCP, FECRMI, FISPN, MASSP, IdipNEBOSH, GradIOSH, MBPS,
Julius Akpong had his first degree in Applied Chemistry from the University of Calabar and Masters in Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies from the Philippines. His wealth of experience has spanned over the past fifteen years across Pharmaceuticals, Oil and Gas, power generation, Construction and Aviation safety. He has been an executive committee member and a resource person for the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria, Lagos branch; providing facilitations at HSE trainings to different corporate customers and students, while consulting for multinational clients and researching into global safety concerns. In this regard, Julius has trained over 3000 safety Professionals and set up public safety advocacy campaign squads.
At the Globeleq Power Solutions Nigeria Ltd where he currently works, Julius ensures the development and implementation of world class HSE policies in sales, installation, operation/maintenance and aftermarket services of Cummins lean burn gas generator sets in Independent Power Plants across Nigeria in particular and the development and implementation of policies towards the attainment of a positive safety culture across the power plants. He has also been project leader for some key humanitarian projects during his previous Organizations Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, as well as controlling risks in other projects where he was not a leader. This has led to the attainment of over 1million man hours accident-free. He is a Fellow of the Emergency Crisis and Risk Management Institute (ECRMI), Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), a Graduate Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), United Kingdom, a member of the International Association of Safety Professionals (IASP), USA, a Fellow of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), member of the Chemical society of Nigeria and a trained fire fighter (Niger and Lagos States Fire Service). He is co-founder of the Health and Safety Practitioners Association (HASPA), an NGO formed by Nigerian HSE practitioners in the diaspora. He has attended many courses and conferences on Occupational Health and Safety and is a resourceful and passionate safety, sustainability and Business Continuity professional with indepth imaginative prowess on the workings of nature and chemistry. Julius is a certified International tutor with the Disaster Recovery Institute, USA.
For the safety of his constituency (humanity) he is a Special Marshal with the Federal Road Safety Corp and member of the British Psychological Society. He is a world Safety Organisation, WSO SafERR Ambassador and Energy Safe Ambassador. Julius is a conscientious and highly motivated self-starter with a positive impact on the general workplace and society; an optimistic mien and deep seated positive view of life. He is married with kids.
MONICA NWOSU, is Mgt System Consultant & Coach; Certified Professional Scrum Master-PSM 1; Agile Digital Transformation advocate; Business Process Improvement Analyst; Certified QHSE/ISO IRCA & PECB Lead Auditor & Trainer; Design Thinker; ASQ Certified-CMQ with several years of experience in Management Systems Consultancy, Training, Auditing, Documentation, Implementation, Business Process re-engineering spanning across diverse sectors. She is a renowned IRCA and PECB Certified Management System Lead Auditor and Certified ISO Trainer across various ISO standards including Quality Management, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Business Continuity, Risk Management, Food Safety Management Systems- (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 22301, and ISO 31001 among others). She has a postgraduate degree (M.Sc.) in Environmental Management (Distinction)-University of Lagos and a Degree in Pure & Applied Chemistry – University of Ibadan and Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Distinction) from the University of New Brunswick, Canada. In addition, she is ASQ (American Society for Quality) Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) and NEBOSH IGC Certified. Monica is the Principal Consultant, Fresh Fountain Consulting Limited, one of the foremost ISO/QHSE Consulting firms in Nigeria and Africa.
In her various roles as Project Director for Health, Safety and Environment and ISO Management System projects, she has handled her responsibilities with utmost satisfaction with great demonstration of commitment, unwavering dedication and passion. She has also worked with various clients on Business Process Improvement initiatives, HSE auditing, Risk Management, Change Management, Business Continuity Planning and Contingency Management leading to cost reduction and profit maximization. She has managed over sixty projects as Project Lead/Director for Freshfountain Consulting Limited and has delivered efficiently within timeline and budget to clients’ satisfaction. Through effective collaboration, great work ethic, value proposition and achieving desired outcomes for stakeholders, she has earned the trust of business leaders within her industry. She combines strong analytical skills, commercial acumen, and good understanding of the business requirements to sustain consistent uphill performance. An exceptional team player who is self-motivated, growth-oriented with an excellent eye for details and continuous improvement initiatives. Monica possesses very rare and unique Interpersonal skills; she passionately works well within diverse teams, thrives in multi-cultural environment, and has great affinity for learning and development. A very confident Leader and strategic thinker, Monica is focused, articulate and proactive. Her passion for training, reading, research and process improvement readily stands her out among her peers. In the past 18 years, she has cumulatively trained over 5000 candidates for the Institute of Safety Professionals (ISPON) Nigeria, Freshfountain Consulting Limited, National Conferences, Professional Development meetings and other public platforms and events.
Monica is an accredited and chartered Management Consultant with CMI (Chartered Management Institute) and CMD (Centre for Management Development), she is currently the Deputy Governor General- World Safety Organisation (SafERR Ambassador, Nigeria) and a SafERR Ambassador- World Safety Organisation. She is Fellow Emergency, Crisis and Risk Management Institute (FECRMI); Fellow, Institute of Management Consultant, Fellow & Facilitator, Institute of Safety Professional of Nigeria (FISPON); Senior Member, American Society for Quality (SMASQ), Member, TechIOSH (Institution of Occupational Health and Safety)- UK, Member America Society for Safety Professionals (MASSP) and one of the Executives of WISE (Women in Safety Excellence), Member- Nigerian Institute for Training and Development –(NITAD), Member- Nigerian Industrial Safety Council (NISCN), Society for Quality in Healthcare Management Nigeria (MSQHM) and Member Canada Safety Council. She was former Vice Chairman; Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Trustee/Director, Nigerian Society of Management Systems Practitioners, one of the Founders/Executive Director; Association of Nigerian Women Safety Professionals (ANWOSAP). She has won several awards to her credit, in recognition of her laudable achievements including; The Safety and Security Watch Nigeria- Outstanding Safety Personality Award- (2014); Excellence Leadership Award- Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria- September 2013; Health and Safety Champion Award- (2015); 9JA SAFE Hall of Fame Awards for Excellence – Maiden edition (2016); Nigeria Safety & Security Watch Awards- Outstanding Women in Safety Award (2017); 9JA SAFE Hall of Fame Awards for Excellence – Commendation Awards (2017), Light Bearer Award- Emergency Response, Risk & Safety Management Institute -2018, Nigeria Safety & Security Watch Awards – Outstanding Women in Safety & Security Award (2021); among others. She is also actively involved in charity work through partnerships with two NGOs; Hearts Aglow foundation and Centre for Corrections and Human Development, where she is actively involved in reaching out to women and grooming the next generation of young professionals and youths through Mentoring, Coaching, Career guidance & Counseling. Monica is happily married with three teenage boys!
ALEX KAKUUKU, is a co-founder and Managing partner at Geotropic Consults, an Environmental and Social Safeguards Practice in Uganda. He is a certified Environmental Practitioner by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), a member Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP), member OSHAfrica and a Health and Safety Manager at ATC Uganda, a leading wireless telecommunications infrastructure provider globally. Alex has over 13 years’ experience in occupational health and safety management, spanning the manufacturing and telecommunications industries. He has participated in several environmental audits for infrastructure projects mainly the hydropower/electricity sector in Uganda, as lead OSH specialist.
Alex has a bachelor in Environmental Science degree from Makerere university, a NEBOSH International General Certificate from Rapid Results College and ISO Lead Auditor training for the Quality Management Systems from SGS Kenya. He is currently pursuing his MSc degree in Environmental Health and Safety Management from the Uganda Christian University and the Oakseed Executive leadership course at the Institute for National Transformation (INT Uganda).
Dr. Oluranti SAMUEL, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria. He holds a National Certificate in Education (NCE) in English/History from FCE, Okene, Kogi State, a B.A. (Hons.) in Education/English; Master in Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR) and M. Sc. (Sociology) all from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. He also bagged M. Ed. (Adult/Industrial Education) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Sociology from the University of South Africa, Pretoria.
Dr. Oluranti SAMUEL is an ISSA, DGUV, and SOCIEUX Vision Zero representative of Nigeria; an IAG Institute for Work and Health of German Social Accident Insurance Certified Trainer in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH); and ILO, Unicef and UNDP Transform trained in Social Protection. He is an executive and Council Member of Nigeria Industrial and Employment Relations Association (NIERA); Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Local Government & Public Administration; Member, Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Association (NASA); Member, South African Sociological Association (SASA), Member and African Ambassador, Scientific Committee on Occupational Health in Small Scale Enterprises and the Informal Sector (SCOHSSEIS), International Commission on Occupational Health’s (ICOH), Member Workplace Health Without Boarder (WHWB) UK Branch; Member, OSHAfrica, Member OSHAfrica Scientific Committee on OSH Education and competence Improvement; Member, Executive Advisory Board, ICOH’s Scientific Committee on Unemployment, Job Insecurity and Health (UJIH), and a Research Fellow, Certified Institute of Public Administration of Ghana. His research interest include: Sociology of Work, Social Protection and Occupational Health and Safety. He has written extensively on his areas of interest in both local and international journals and conferences.
ENGR. AGBOOLA, KHALID DAMILOLA
08099442381 & 08034346727
Engr. Khalid Agboola @linkedin.com
Skill Activity & Interest
Language: English, Yoruba and Trace of Arabic/Hausa
Activities: Member of several Occupational Safety and Health organisation including SAEF, IOSH, PROCESS SAFETY & QMS platform
Interest: Business Continuity & Strategy, Financial Modelling, Value Engineering and Energy Management System
Hobby: Playing football, listening to good music, participating in team games/sports
- Tech Electrical Electronics Engineering
- Sc Facility Management
- ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor (OH&S)
- ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor (EMS)
- ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor (QMS)
- BCM: DRI: (BCLE 2000)
- IFMA, FMP Certification (Op&M)
- NEBOSH – IGC Certification 1, 2 & 3
- DFA: Designated First Aider
- ISPoN: Associate Membership Cert.
- NIM: Associate Membership Cert
- Member, Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
- Member , Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (AM.ISPoN)
- Member , Nigeria Society of Engineers/Safety Engineers (MNSE/NISE)
- Member, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE- NIGERIA)
- Member, Institute of Facility Managers (IFMA)
- Member, Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI)
- Good communication skill and people management
- Good organizational skill and capability management
- Nice personality, hard working and trustworthy
- Good interpersonal skill, good listener, non- judgemental and good sense of humour aimed at improving safety culture
Jackie is presently the Health, Safety and Environment Manager for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline. She is also Vice President – East African Region, of the Society of Women in Safety, Health and Environment – Africa.
Jackie is a result driven, self-motivated, Sociable, Enthusiastic, Reliable, Confident, and resourceful Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Professional with a strong work ethic and sense of corporate, personal and professional integrity. She has a very good appreciation and understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental risks, Business Continuity Plans, Emergency Preparedness, Project Health, Safety and Environmental Plans, Legislation, Laws & Practices and Incident prevention and Management among others.
She is a Certified lead auditor for ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management System and ISO45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System and holds a significant level of experience in solving problems relating to health, safety and environmental issues, always working to current legislation. Jackie develops, implements reviews project policies, systems and procedures in line with company expectations leading to a solid record of zero lost time incidents in the past 3 years.
Jackie is a team player and a quick learner with an eye for detail and is committed to ensuring a safe and compliant working environment. She has extensive experience on several multi-disciplined projects including renewable energy, Oil & Gas, construction, Transport & Logistics among others with the latest one being the East African crude Oil Pipeline.
She has an MSc in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management from the University of Portsmouth, distinction in NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management and a Credit in NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
Jackie possesses over 25 years of in-depth hands on and consultancy experience and specialized training in;
- ISO9001: 2015 Quality Management Systems; ISO14001: 2015 Environmental Management Systems and ISO45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, awareness and internal auditor
- Risk Management, Assessment and mitigation / control of Health, Safety and Environmental Risks
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
- Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness
- Accident / Incident investigation
- Emergency Management
- Spills prevention and Management among others.
As a true professional, Jackie is always willing to challenge the status quo and improve on existing standards.
Name: EBENEZER KORLETEY ADAMTEY
Marital Status: Married
E – Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number: +233 (0)242140905
MINISTRY/ DEPARTMENT DATE
Department of Factories Inspectorate Nov 2009-Date
Position: Regional Inspector of Factories – ( Central region)
- Examine building plans to ensure they conform to the requirements detailed in Factories Act 328
- Register new factories after conducting pre-registration inspections to assess their compliance with the requirements of Act 328
- Monitor and follow up on statutory examination and test of steam boiler/pressure vessels and lifting machinery by approved engineering surveyors
- Conduct technical inspections of factories, offices and shops and other workplaces which are under the jurisdiction of the Factories, Offices and Shops Act 328
- Identify occupational hazards, investigate any incidence of reportable occupational accidents and disease and recommend mitigating actions to minimise occurrence, reoccurrence and or their in pact on workers and the environment
- Prepare briefs and prosecute offences under Act 328
- Carry out occupational health and safety campaigns at client offices and to the general public
- Set objectives, supervise and review performance of subordinate staff
- Prepare and submit periodic (monthly, quarterly and annual) reports on industrial accident and operational activities
Name of School Duration Qualification
University of Cape Coast 2021 Msc Disaster Management (Ongoing)
University of Cape Coast 2003-2007 B.Sc. Chemistry
TRAININGS AND OTHER CERTIFICATES
Eudoxia Research Centre
Public Speaking, Leadership and Personality Development (ongoing)
Alison 04/05/2021 certificate ISO 45001:2018 Workplace Safety and Health (Diploma)
Alison 22/04/2021 certificate ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems (QMS)
World Health Organization 18/04/2021 Certificate
Occupational health and safety for health workers in the context of covid 19
Alison 30/03/2020 certificate ISO 45001:2018 Principles of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
The South India Textile Research 15/10- 14/12/18 Certificate Association, India (Textile Testing& Quality Control)
Institute for Professional and 4/12/17-26/1/18 Certificate(CPD)
Executive Development (UK) (Occupational Health & safety Management)
Sir (Dr.) Gogomary Oyet, is currently the Group Head External Relations Communications/EHSQ at OVH Energy Marketing Limited. Prior to the Divestment of Oando Downstream in 2016, Dr. Oyet was the Group Head and General Manager of Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality. He provides guidance on all ERC & EHSQ strategy, brand management and its execution for OVH Energy Marketing Limited. Dr. Oyet worked with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) as a senior HSE Advisor between 2000 and 2007 and managed systems certifications for Western Swamp (Area B) which included Soku Gas Plant, Belema, Ekulama, Nun River and Nembe Field with its associated gas compressors. Dr. Oyet is a Lead Auditor and Management Lead to the following integrated Management Systems (ISO: EMS 14001, QMS 9001 and ISO: 45001). Qualified, experienced and NEBOSH Certified professional (DISTINCTION) with vast experience in EHSQ Management Systems implementation in Oil/Gas Industry (upstream and downstream). He drives Process Safety Management systems culture across the company’s locations. He brought stability to all EHSSQ requirements from HAZOP, PHA, MOC to PSSR at commissioning of the first Nigeria’s privately owned mid-stream jetty- ASPM. He has managed several process safety incidents and sharing of learnings during his career. Dr. Oyet is a visiting Lecturer to the Centre of Occupational Safety Health and Environment, University of Port Harcourt, where he currently teaches Process Safety and Auditing. He is Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Lagos Business School. He has presented technical papers in local and international conferences and has several publications in local and international journals to his credit. Dr. Oyet is a Specialist Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, SFIIRSM (UK), Fellow of the Occupational Safety and Health Association, FOSHA, (UK), Fellow of the Nigerian Environmental Society (FNES), Fellow of African Institute of Public Health Professionals (FALPHP), Fellow of the Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration of Nigeria (FCIDA), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Human Capital Development,(FCIHCDN), Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration ( FICA) and a Fellow of the Institute of Administrator and Researchers of Nigeria (CFIAR). A member of Institute of Safety Professional of Nigeria (ISPON) and American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He holds a Doctorate degree in Environmental Management from the Institute of Geoscience and Space Technology; Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt. Oyet is a trained Food Scientist, with a Doctorate degree in Food Quality Control and Assurance from Rivers State University. Dr. Oyet holds a certificate in Process Safety Management and Auditing from the Process Improvement Institute, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He was trained in Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA Executive Program in Corporate Diplomacy: Reputation and Crisis Management. Dr. Oyet attended an executive course organized by Harvard School of Public Health on Management and Leadership Skills for Environmental Health and Safety Professionals. He holds a Certificate of the Harvard School of Public Health, in Work, Health and Well-being: Integrating Wellness and Occupational Health and Safety in the Work Place. Dr. Oyet was trained at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Crisis Management, Business Continuity and Advance Business Resilience. He is an alumnus of Senior Executives at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, USA. Dr. Oyet is an alumnus of the London Business School and Henley’s Business School, United Kingdom and Lagos Business School, Nigeria respectively.
Babatunde Ishaq Awomokun, A Technical HSE/Process Safety Engineer with value assurance and dynamics to providing quality Technical Safety solutions to complex business problems. He has over 18 years of work experience in Safety Engineering practice spanning Aviation, Construction, FMCG and Oil and Gas. Presently he works with Famfa Oil Limited an Indigenous Exploration and Production company in Nigeria.
He had his first degree bachelor’s degree in Engineering (BEng) from the University of Ilorin studied Agricultural Engineering and his Master of Science (MSc) from Liverpool John Moore University, Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering where he studied Safety and Risk Management (Process Option). He is a seasoned Risk Assessor and Manager. He is versatile and proficient in Hazard Identification Methodologies and Assessment, these include HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, BOWTIES, FMEA, FTA etc. and SIL determination and verification.
- Exida Functional Safety Practitioner Certificate- (Process Industry Application)
- EXIDA FGP Certified Fire and Gas Practitioner
- ISO 31000 Risk Management Professional Certification
- ISO 14001-2015 Lead Auditor’s Certification
- ISO 9001-2015 Lead Auditor’s Certification
- Workstation Evaluation Certification
And numerous certificates out of which the following will be listed to mention a few:
- LOPA-SIL Determination Certificate from Institute of Hazard Prevention (ACM Facility Safety)
- SIL Verification Certificate from Institute of Hazard Prevention (ACM Facility Safety)
- CCPS certificate in HAZOP and Other PHA Techniques for Process Safety and Risk Management.
- CCPS certificate in Advanced Concepts for Process Hazard Analysis.
- Certificate In Process Safety Management from Process Improvement Institute
- Certificate In Management of Change and PSSR from Process Improvement Institute
- NEBOSH IGC Certificate
- Certificate in Safety Instrumented System from Process Improvement Institute
- Certificate in Confined Space Entry
- Certificate in Incident Investigation Facilitator’s Fundamentals
- Certificate in Occupational Hygiene Process and Principle
Dr Hameed is a lawyer by training. Her interest in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) began as far back as 2004 when she researched the legislating of corporate manslaughter in the United Kingdom. This initial interest latter stemmed into an urge to further understand the subject when she again took up the research on the role of Nigerian courts in addressing challenges posed to workers as regards Occupational Safety and Health at work.
Dr Hameed has written several law articles and delivered papers in the subject area. She also presently chairs the Scientific Committee on Legislation and Policy, OSHAfrica. Dr Hameed is currently a Deputy Director (Academics) at the Nigerian Law School, a vocational institution for the training of aspirants to the Nigerian Bar.
DR. REGINALD DENNIS GWISAI (BSc, MSc, PhD)
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health (Solusi University),
Master of Science in Environmental Science (University of Botswana),
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science (University of Botswana).
CURRENT POSITION: PRO – VICE CHANCELLOR ACADEMICS, UNICAF UNIVERSITY
POSTAL ADDRESS: Unicaf University, 99 Corner Jason Moyo and Simon Muzenda Street, Harare, Zimbabwe.
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Dr R.D. Gwisai is an environmental health/pollution/quality management scientist with over sixteen years of teaching, research, extension and consultancy interests in waste management and pollution control, water, air and soil pollution, water resources development and management, safety health and environmental issues (law, risk and auditing) wastewater issues, health interventions, and the impacts of point pollution sources (e.g. mines, smelters, farms and landfills) on both the environment and human health. Furthermore, he has conducted EIAs and Environmental Management Plans in the mining, agriculture and waste management industries. Dr Gwisai is the Pro Vice – Chancellor (Academics) at Unicaf University and has risen through the ranks at Unicaf University where he was previously at the position of Director of Academics at Unicaf University where he supervises Doctoral Candidates and teaches Post Graduate and Higher Degrees Modules in research. Dr. Gwisai has held teaching portfolios at the following institutions; Unicaf University, University of East London, Bindura University of Science Education, University of Botswana and Solusi University. Furthermore he has been a Researcher and Academic at Bindura University of Science Education, an Associate Consultant with ELWAS Consultancy Private Limited (Zimbabwe), EN001 Technical Committee Member at Standard Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ) in Environmental Management Systems, Professional Associate to Geoflux Botswana Private Limited, Principal Advisor to HE Consultancy (Zimbabwe), Group Board Chairman for First Group Consultants(FGC), Executive Board Member for Zimbabwe Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (ZIOSH), Councillor (Board Member) at Business Council for Sustainable Development in Zimbabwe(BCSDZ) and Principal Technical Advisor for CSR International (Zimbabwe). Dr Gwisai is a member of the following professional bodies where he is a Fellow at Zimbabwe Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (FZIOSH), Member, Environmental Professional Council of Zimbabwe (EPCOZ), Associate Member Business Council for Sustainable Development Zimbabwe (BCSDZ), Registrable Member of Environmental Health Professions Council of Zimbabwe (EHPCZ). He is an editorial board member and reviewer for several academic journals in his discipline. He is an emerging international speaker who has presented in conferences in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mauritius, Greece and Cyprus. He has published several articles in peer reviewed and non – refereed journals and has been an active presenter in several international, regional and local conferences in the field of public health, environmental and occupational health and environmental quality management.
Dr. Uraih Obiageli Nuala has a bachelor’s degree in medicine from Igbenedion university Okada in Nigeria, a master’s degree in International Public Health from the University of York, UK., a doctorate at the University of Bath, UK (ongoing), postgraduate certification at Harvard school of public health on Human resources for health and NEBOSH Certification in Health and Safety. She is a public health physician with over eight years of experience in clinical practice in infectious diseases and conducting health system strengthening programs in the Nigerian health sector. Currently, she works in the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), as a Chief Medical Officer. She has also consulted for international NGOs, i.e. FHI360, IHVN and the World Health Organization. She is passionate about the implementation of occupational health and safety in the African healthcare system.
Odigie Akhator Joel is an activist and trade unionist with over 2 decades of organising experience. He is a Nigerian and the Deputy General Secretary of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa –an organisation currently representing over 18 million workers in 51 of the 54 African countries: www.ituc-africa.org )
Comrade Odigie has a Master degree in Labour and Globalisation from the Berlin School of Economics and Law.
In his words, “I see myself as a Pan-Africanist and a Humanist seeking to contribute my quota to answers on issues of Africa and the world’s development deficits- general injustices, as well as working with others to achieve a world where social justice is real, attained and shared”. He opined that “problems and challenges will always be around us, but the task is to “refuse to agonise, rather we must continue to collaborate with other progressive forces to organise, mobilize for change”.
He has recently co-authored a study on “African Labour Migration to the GCC States” (https://www.ituc-africa.org/IMG/pdf/ituc-africa_study-africa_labour_migration_to_the_gcc_states.pdf) that looks at how labour migration governance and the human and labour rights of African migrants can be better improved and protected respectively.
NAME: Abid Siddiqui
DATE OF BIRTH: 21-07-1978
- Always will take an opportunity of this sessions to fulfill organization requirement with full responsibility, loyalty and moreover my dream is of being the best FMS & quality professional person, have good command and had maintained soft services day to day operations in facilities. Further to enhance protection of the employees, workers, contractors, entities and the environment, using my knowledge, education, experience and skills that will be beneficial through risk assessment and Implementing the proper FMS, soft services, hard services, occupational safety program, quality improvement and patient safety for HMG hospitals requirement.
- A highly qualified, culturally aware healthcare (FMS) & Quality professional with a global mindset and the ability to work with diverse people in a long-range perspective. A fully registered with a unique combination of expertise in general (FMS) and healthcare management. Young and dynamic with a willingness to succeed in overseas assignments. Expertise in conducting feasibility studies for the hospitals, hospital planning, designing, manpower planning, hospital commissioning, operations, development of business strategies, specialized in quality improvement- patient safety and accreditations including Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation, USA & attended total 16 surveys , College of American Pathologist (CAP) and working towards the accreditation by the national accreditation body The Central Board for Accreditation of Health Institutions (CBAHI) Accreditation attended total 13 surveys in addition to that Ambulatory care standards for SRC/PHC/IC CBAHI, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
- Currently working towards the CBAHI Accreditation for HMG Hospitals across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and JCI re-accreditation for HMG Hospitals across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & Dubai.
- EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS:
- Currently Pursuing PhD. Health Science Administration from Mexico, Azteca University.
- Master’s in Business administration (Hospital Management), Mahatma Gandhi University India.
- Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from India.
- PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
- Diploma in MEP, Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing Design.
- Certified FMP, Facility Management Professional from
- Certified OSHA / IOSH from
- Membership & Fellowship from ISQua from Ireland.
- P G Diploma in Total Quality Management from UK
- Certified Lean Six Sigma Green & Black Belt from Anexas Europe
- Certified PMP course from Anexas Europe
- Certified CPHQ course from Anexas Europe
Olga Bogdanova (Ukraine), PhD in Engineering, TechIOSH, Co-founder and Chairperson of the Board at ESOSH – the European Society of Occupational Safety & Health with 2 000 participants from 8 countries https://esosh.net/en/, Vision Zero Trainer, Head of OHS&E at Smart Energy Group, OHS&E practitioner for 15 years in manufacturing and oil & gas industries; XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work Speaker – 2021
Mark Kunda is a nationally recognized OSH Consultant in Zambia. He is the founder and CEO of SafetyFocus Suppliers, a leading Zambian safety company that specializes in consultancy, training and supplying of OSH products and services.
Mark has participated in the formulation of Zambia’s National OSH Policy which is at final draft stage. He is a regular guest on various TV and radio programmes. He is also a newspaper columnist. He also promotes OSH through social media. He provides expert opinion on OSH matters in Zambia.
Mark is an active member of Zambia Occupational Health and Safety Association (ZOHSA) where he once served in as a leader at regional and national levels. He is a member of Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ) and Zambia Institute of Marketing (ZIM). Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and several OSH certificates. He is currently upgrading his OSH qualification with OSH Academy in USA.
Position : Manager – Occupational Safety & Health
Company : Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board
Country : Zambia, Central Africa
Chansa J. Kapema is currently employed Manager- Occupational Safety & Health for Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board. He is a member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM), UK ; Registered Engineer (R.Eng) and a member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).
After obtaining his Bachelor of Mineral Sciences (B.Min.Sc) Degree in Metallurgy & Mineral Processing from the University of Zambia in 1999, he worked in the petrochemical industry (Indeni Petroleum Refinery Company Limited) as a Process Engineer in various departments and rose to the position of Head-Process Plants. He also previously worked as Manager, Safety, Health, Environment & Quality (SHEQ) for Afrox Gases- Zambia. He additionally holds a post-graduate Diploma and a Masters Degree in Occupational Health & Safety from the University of Turin, Italy and is SAMTRAC (South Africa) qualified. His current role involves dealing with medical assesments (in liaison with the Occupational Health & Safety Instituite) for purposes of Compensation, Workplace HSE inspections and the promotion of OSH programs at places of work (both in the formal and informal sectors of the economy). He is a resource person for the Vision Zero Campaign under the International Social Security Association (ISSA).
He also sits on the Technical and Procurement Committee of the Board of Directors of Indeni Petroleum Refinery Company Limited.
Lukeman Adeyinka SALAM
H&S Manager Lafarge Africa Plc
27b Gerard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.
A consummate professional with a passion for delivering expert & innovative Health & Safety solutions within challenging commercial cultures. Ability to provide proven and measurable results, in demanding conditions adding values to both workforce and business. Lukeman is known for exceptional problems solving and analytical capabilities, with outstanding negotiation skills and a consistent ability to achieve win-win outcomes.
Lukeman Has a mechanical engineering background, holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and MBA in Human Resources Management, a member of the Institute of Safety Professional of Nigeria, Nebosh Certified, Certified Auditor and Risk Assessor Lafarge technical center Barcelona Spain.
Lukeman is currently the Health and Safety manager for Lafarge Africa plc Ewekoro plant managing the site clinic and the two production lines with a production capacity of 8,000 tons of cement per day and has once held the role of country health and safety training manager Lafarge Africa plc.
Lukeman has led the health and safety function for the operational practices team for the commissioning of 2nd cement plant of 6,200 tons per day capacity in united cement company and also served as the plant health and safety advisor at a point.
Lukeman is a seasoned auditor with strong experience in leading health and safety management system audit both within and outside the country.
Lukeman has won recognition awards like the MD’s exceptional performance award and has led several projects to a successful completion like Behavioural Science Technology (BST) project, Mi7 Maximo project, Incident & Injury Free (IIF) project, Contractor safety management (CSM) project, License To operate (LTO) project etc.
Lukeman was the Lafarge Africa Health & Safety lead for sustainability project that won four categories of awards in SERA awards 2018.
OSH professional with over 13 years experience in the Public Health and OSH Regulatory industries. Qualifications include IDip NEBOSH, MSc Strategic Management, Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management and BSc Health Education and Promotion.
Dr. Eynas Berir
Occupational medical practitioner-
DOH, UCT, SA.
Working currently in Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group – Qassim hospital as a quality officer.
Looking into her country occupation health care landscape, Dr. Eynas Berir found out the issues and became aware about the defects in the field. Due to her believe that all human entitled to work in a safe and healthy environment since they must work to live, Dr Beirr decided to take the
Knowing that the responsibility that she took is extremely challenging, she equipped herself with knowledge and skills wherever they might be found.
Striving for the best, I am glad that I had the chance to introduce occupational health best practices in the employee clinic and making “occupational health plan” to be implemented in 6 hospitals including mine after been reviewed by the corporate quality department.
Striving for the best, Dr. Berir succeeded in developing occupational health practices in the employee clinic and making “occupational health plan” to be implemented in 6 hospitals including the one that she working in after been reviewed and approved by the corporate quality department.
Health Safety and Environment Officer (HSEO) for Lunsemfwa Hydro Power Company Limited – Kabwe, Zambia. Holder of Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health Safety and Environment from University of Africa with over10 years’ experience in Hydro Power Generation.
Hard working Health, Safety and Environment practitioner, and a member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) and the Zambia Occupational Health & Safety Association (ZOHSA). Analytical, fluent communicator, self-motivated, innovative, team player with capabilities to work in a multicultural team. Results oriented, able to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan. Able to work in an intense deadline driven environment.
Engr. Jamiu Badmos
Executive Director – Strategy, The SAFETY ADVOCATES
Engr. Jamiu Badmos is a versatile, analytical and passionate QHSSE Professional and Business Sustainability Executive with over 20 years practical hands-on approach and strong coaching skills and has delivered outstanding lectures in both local and international conferences/summits in addition to delivery of QHSE & Human Performance Consultancy to over 42 Companies including Multi-nationals in Oil & Gas, Telecoms, Manufacturing, Banking, Logistics, Construction and Power sectors of the economy.
He is a Fellow in five (5) leading Professional bodies and has International certifications in Environmental Law, Quality, Occupational Health & Safety, Security, Environment, Business Continuity, Business Process, Enterprise Risk Management, Asset Management and ISO Management System Standards (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 22301:2019 and ISO 56002:2019 etc) and he is a certified IRCA Lead Auditor (01199630) in ISO 9001 and ISO 45001, making him one of the eleven (11) Internationally certified Management System Auditors (OH&S) in Nigeria.
Engr. Jamiu Badmos attended several Executive Courses in Prestigious Institutions including Harvard (Driving Business Performance), Lagos Business School (Strategy and Business Process), Mississippi State University, US (Business Leadership), Eicorn Academy (Innovation Management System) and Gaia Education (SDG Africa Program) etc and presently he is a Faculty member at Mississippi State University, US and Nungu Business School (NBS)
Engr. Jamiu Badmos won the Most Prestigious BusinessDay Risk Manager of the year 2018, World Safety Organization (WSO-NG) Person of the year 2018, Enterprise Risk Management Ambassador (AERMP) – 2019 and the AfriSAFE Most outstanding contributor to Occupational Safety & Health in Africa – 2019.
ISO SYSTEMS CONSULTANT | QHSE CONSULTANT | CERTIFIED OUTSOURCING MANAGER| CAREER COACH |REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER
Mr Helmut Ehnes, Dipl. Ing.
Secretary General ISSA Mining, Germany
Chairman of the VISION ZERO Steering Committee of ISSA
Mr Helmut Ehnes is Chairman of the International Social Security Association VISION ZERO Steering Committee. Mr Ehnes has more than 35 years of professional experience in the field of safety, health and wellbeing at work. After receiving a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, he went on to become a Labour Inspector at the German Statutory Accident Insurance. Later on he covered different leading management positions in prevention.
Since joining the International Social Security Association (ISSA), Mr Ehnes has played a key role as the Secretary General for ISSA Mining, Technical Secretary for ISSA Trade, and Chairman of several Vision Zero committees. Mr Ehnes was responsible for the formation and implementation of the VISION ZERO Prevention Strategy and its 7 Golden Rules. Mr Ehnes has made an impact in the occupational health and safety not only within Germany, but in collaboration with many international efforts in the EU and across the globe.
His international experience includes:
- Author of the ILO-Safe Work Publication “Improvement of national reporting, data collection and analysis of occupational accidents and diseases”.
- Author of the “ISSA Guidelines on Prevention” of the International Social Security Association (ISSA).
- Extensive experience in VISION ZERO Training for industry and organisations.
- Member of the Citizens Jury of the Safety Governance Foundation, Australia.
Furthermore, he is the Founder of the German Initiative “Offensive Mittelstand – Gut für Deutschland”, an initiative for sustainability, prevention and responsibility of the German Mittelstand (SMEs and family run businesses).
PROFESSOR KARL-HEINZ NOETEL
President ISSA-Construction, Germany
Professor Karl-Heinz Noetel is a Civil Engineer, and he has extensive experience in the fields of safety and health at work, and in the standardization, use, application, testing and certification of Personal Protective Equipment and Machinery.
Professor Noetel is a Professor at the University of Wuppertal, Germany and an Honorary Professor at the Scientific Institute of Occupational Health of Russian Academy of Medical Science.
He is a Senior Consultant of DGUV and Director of BG BAU Department for DGUV Co-operations.
On International level, Professor Noetel is President of ISSA Construction and CEO of the International Cooperation “Prevention Forum +”.
He was the lecturer in a countless number of conferences, seminars and training courses and has great experience as a leader of countless teams of international experts in more than 20 countries.
Professor Noetel is a lecturer on occupational safety and health, legal aspects, testing and certification, standardization and management systems at the University of Wuppertal.
Since 1991, he worked in and managed various European and International research projects and has numerous publications.
Mrs Martina Hesse-Spötter
Director of the District Administration for Rehabilitation and Compensation of the BG ETEM, Cologne, Germany
Chair of the ISSA Special Commission on Prevention
President of ISSA Electricity Section
Following her studies in Law, Martina worked as a Legal Clerk for four years. Since 1993 she has been employed at BG ETEM, Berufsgenossenschaft Energie Textil Elektro Medienerzeugnisse (German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the Energy, Textile, Electrical and Media products sectors). Prior to her current post at BG ETEM, she held the following positions:
- Head of the project group “Re-organization and Personnel Allocation”, BG ETEM, 1993-1995.
- Assistant to the Board of Directors and Head of Press and Public Relations, BG ETEM, 1995-2002.
- Human Resources Manager, BG ETEM, 2002-2003.
- Director of the District Administration for Rehabilitation and Compensation of the BG ETEM in Braunschweig, 2003-2004.
- Head of Department “Rehabilitation and Compensation” of the BG ETEM, 2004-2005.
Iroezindu Israel is an Independent Occupational Health Consultant.
He has over 18 years post-graduation experience spanning across Oil and Gas, aviation, dredging, mining ,marine, construction, metal fabrication and health management sectors.
Dr Israel worked with International SOS for 14 years in the capacity of Regional Medical Director Occupational Health -West Africa until Dec 2020 when he voluntarily disengaged.
He presently supports Corporate and Industrial Medical Services (CIMS) as and Occupational Health Medical Advisor.
He holds an MBBS degree from College of Medicine University of Nigeria, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management University of Port Harcourt and a Master of Science degree in Occupational Medicine from The University of Manchester. He is presently pursuing a PHD in Occupational and Environmental Health at the Institute of Public Health University of Nigeria. He has also received other professional certifications that have reflected in his strong background in occupational health, Corporate Health and hospital management, emergency and clinical medicine, offshore, remote site , dive medicine, ergonomics and functional capacity evaluation.
He commands a vast experience in hearing conservation and noise-related diseases, respiratory protection programme, workplace infection outbreak management programmes and other workplace surveillance. He is a subject matter expert for occupational health procedure trainings including industrial audiometry, industrial spirometry, drug and alcohol collection procedure. He is also a fit2fit(BSIF) accredited provider of respirator fit testing. He has been involved in research studies in relevant health indices of offshore workers.
Dr. Sven Timm
Co-ordinator for Works on Contaminated Sites,
Environmental Protection and Industrial Hygiene specialist,
German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) – Head of “Central Prevention Division” at DGUV since 2019; Head of Section “Strategic Cooperation” since 2007;
Vice President of the International Section of the ISSA on Information for Prevention since 2016;
Vice President of the International Section of the ISSA on a Culture of Prevention since 2019;
International co-operation in prevention (EU COM, EUOSHA, IALI, ICOH, ILO, ISSA, WHO, etc.);
Lecturer, trainer and senior expert for ISSA, ILO ITC, EU COM, TAIEX etc.;
Leader of several international OSH projects;
Information/communication/campaigning programmes and OSH strategies;
Chief organiser of the “XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014” in Frankfurt.
Engr John Obajinmi (Formerly John Fajimi) holds B. Tech Electrical Electronic Engineering and master’s in business administration from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso and MSC IT, (Distinction) from National Open University of Nigeria. He is a COREN and NSE registered engineer.
Since 2018, John has been serving as a stem Mentor at New York Academic of Sciences and is a National Committee member on Health with Universal Peace Federation, Nigeria.
Currently, he manages HSE section at Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) where he oversees implementation of all policies related with health, safety, and environment of all the staff members of the agency nationwide.
Obajinmi is the Nigerian Coordinator/ Africa Region Representative of Moses Lake Medical Team USA, a not-for-profit health/social organization that has given free medical treatment, including Plastic and general Surgeries to over 70,000 Nigerians across 3 geopolitical zones of Nigeria. Through the platform, many lives have been saved. Similarly, many medical and health professionals have benefited from free US-Nigeria Knowledge Transfer Trainings and Certification initiated by him.
John is the founder and CEO of Fix Africa Development Foundation, an international NGO that is empowering people across Africa in education, safety and climate change initiatives.
Previously, he worked as Telecommunication Engineer and Northern head of Health Security Safety and Environment for Radial Circle Telecommunications Limited. Through the company, he installed and managed telecom facilities for Total, Shell, NNPC, AGIP, PTDF, World Economic Forum, World Health Organization etc across the country.
He was a member of FG Vision 202020 Group in 2010, participated in many deliberations at World Bank Nigeria during preparation of World Bank Africa Region Action Plan 2011-2010 as well as United Nation’s development initiatives on Sustainable Development Goals since 2010 till date.
He was among two Nigerian contributors mentioned in The Conversation Begins, the first draft of United Nation Development Group (Page 62, reference number 208)
Since 2010, through World Bank Youth Forum platforms, John has been privileged to engage 3 different World Bank Country Directors, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and many Hon Ministers of the Federal Government of Nigeria on national policy developments.
He is a public speaker and author of two books including Population Census, a Roadmap to a Better a Nigeria which was reviewed on CNN in 2006. His second book on Leadership in Nigeria (to be published soon), titled Credible Leadership Solution to Nigeria’s Problems was forwarded by former ICPC chairman, Justice Akanbi.
He is happily married to Ronke, a professional singer, both have two wonderful daughters, Prisca and Mojoluwa.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
- Global Climate Ambassador, Global Climate Youth Network, 2019.
- Distinguished Fellow, Emergency Crisis & Risk Management Institute, 2018.
- Mentor, New York Academic of Sciences, 2018
- Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence, Hall of Fame 2016.
- Ogbomoso Merit Award 2017
- Safety Personality Award, Safety Watch Magazine 2018
- Ambassador For Peace Award, Universal Peace Federation, 2018
- Mentor , New York Academy of Sciences 2018 till date
- Safety Ambassador, World Safety Organization USA, 2018
- Best NYSC Corper Award by Hon Minister of FCT, Abuja, 2009 C
- Most Outspoken/Motivational EXCO by Nigeria Red Cross 2009.
- Who is Who selection by Ogbomoso Community Foundation
- Commendation Letter by Hon Minister of Labour, May 2016
- Appreciation letter by Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan for his contribution on drafting of Vision 202020 blueprint. .
JAKOB KORT is Co-head of digital transformation and corporate development at DGUV-BG BAU, one of the leading social accident insurers in Germany. Since 2018, he also works in several international projects with the purpose of improving healthcare-services in Bangladesh, Nepal or Ethiopia. Previously to this, he worked for several consulting firms such as Capgemini Consulting and worked in the fields of strategy, organizational development and digitalization in international projects. He holds a degree in political sciences from TU-/HU Berlin and earned an MBA in General Management from HWR Berlin and ARU Cambridge.
Dr. URSULA SCHIES
Deputy Head, Präventionsforum +, BG BAU
Ursula Schies studied agriculture and received her PhD in applied botany in 1991. From 1990 to 1993 she worked as a project engineer and project leader for contaminated site remediation in Germany.
In 1993, she moved to the responsible body for statutory accident insurance and prevention in the construction industry (BG BAU). During this time, she established the new field of microbiological hazards in various areas of construction, such as remediation of contaminated sites, landfills, wastewater treatment and buildings contaminated with pigeon droppings and mould.
During this time, she chaired several working groups and advised other insurers and the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
Since 2011, she has been deputy head of Prevention forum+, two international internet platforms for occupational health and safety, on behalf of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV).