Engr. Jamiu Badmos

Engr. Jamiu Badmos, Executive Director, Safety Advocates Empowerment Foundation

Engr. Jamiu Badmos is a versatile, analytical and passionate QHSSE and Business Sustainability Professional with over 19 years practical hands-on approach, strong coaching skills, high decisional-efficiency and International certifications in Environmental Law, Quality, Health, Safety, Security, Environment, Business Continuity, Business Process, Enterprise Risk Management and ISO Management System Standards (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 etc). He is a certified IRCA Lead Auditor (01199630) in ISO 9001 and ISO 45001, making him one of the 11 Internationally certified Management System Auditors in Nigeria

 

As a registered Engineer (COREN, MNSE, IAEng, MIET) with innovative ideas to deliver tasks meticulously, timely and passionately, He has translated excellent safety, environmental and quality performance into profitability and operational excellence for over forty two (42) companies including Multi-nationals in Oil & Gas, Telecoms, Manufacturing, Banking, Logistics, Construction and Power sectors of the economy

 

Engr. Jamiu Badmos is Fellow in four (4) Leading Professional Bodies; Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals (AERMP), Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers (NiSafetyE), Emergency Crisis & Disaster Risk Management Institute (ECRMI) and Institute of Management Consultant (IMC) and have contributed passionately to the Occupational Health & Safety drive in Nigeria (www.jamiubadmos.com)

His Career

Over the years, he has delivered outstanding/world class lectures and  received awards in both Local and International Conferences/Summits/Discourse including but not limited to TEDx, Vision 2020, RIMS 2019, IOSH 2019, National Safety Summit 2019, ICIDA 2018,  US Consulate, World Congress on Occupational Safety & Health -2017, Singapore, Africa Utility Week (AUW), Inaugural West African Power Summit, West Africa Power Industry Convention (WAPIC), Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Society for Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians of Nigeria (SOEHPON), Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Association of Professional Women Engineers in Nigeria (APWEN), American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), West African Safety, Health, Environment & Quality (WASHEQ), Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers, Ghana Vision Zero and Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC) etc

He is a Certified Protection Officer (CPO), Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and has served as a Board Member (appointed by Nigerian Society of Engineers) on National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN) and presently the Executive Director, Strategies, Safety Advocacy & Empowerment Foundation (The Safety Advocates)

 

Engr. Jamiu Badmos is the First African to deliver highly impacting lecture on Anatomy of ISO 45001:2018 within 30 days of the release of the standard at no cost for over 200 Occupational Health & Safety Professionals and Practitioners in Nigeria, the First OHS Professional in the World to link ISO 45001:2018 to the 7 Golden Rules of Vision Zero (recognized by ISSA/ILO) and he is the Winner of 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) and the AfriSAFE Most outstanding contributor to Occupational Safety & Health in Africa 2019.

 As a Strategist, he has attended several Executive Courses in Prestigious Institutions including Lagos Business School and Havard (Driving Business Performance) etc

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Cletus Akhigbe

Cletus Akhigbe, CEO, Lead Consultant & Instructor Clevepronet Limited/ President National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria.

Cletus Akhigbe is a very passionate and highly competent Occupational Safety Health Environment and Quality Management System professional and an OSH leader. He has over 16 years practical working experience in HSE & Quality Management, Training, Consultancy and OSH leadership. A Mechanical Engineer, an IRCA/CQI Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, 45001 and 14001 and a third-party lead auditor for ISO certification organizations. A QHSE program developer for different sectors: Oil and Gas, marine, manufacturing, construction etc.

His Career

He began his career as a safety professional at World Oil Tools Nigeria Limited as the pioneer QHSE manager and later moved to Oil Quest International Limited to manage the QHSE department. He is CEO, Lead Consultant & Instructor at Clevepronet Limited a HSE and quality training and consulting organization. Over the years Cletus has helped over 60 companies set up their HSE and Quality Department. He personally prepared many companies for successful ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 certifications, IOC and regulatory body audits.

Cletus has won lots of awards for his contribution to this profession, including HSENation 25 most admire HSE professional. He is a member NISCN, ISPON, NISafety, WSO, ECRMI and WSO Safer Ambassador.

Cletus has mentored and raised hundreds of QHSE Professional. A member Nigeria National Occupational Safety and Health Policy review committee, member national World Day for Safety and Health at Work Committee. He is the founder School Safety Nigeria and the organizer Port Harcourt HSE Summit. A TV and Radio safety advocate.

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Aniekan Essien

Aniekan Essien, Principal Technical Safety Engineer

Aniekan Essien is a Principal Technical Safety Engineer/ Management Consultant specializing in Safety, Risk and HSE Engineering. He has over 17 years’ experience gained in the Oil and Gas, Power, Rail and Nuclear industries.

He is a versatile HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) consultant experienced in managing a wide spectrum of risk engineering activities in support of operational and project activities within Nigeria, the UK and International Oil and Gas Sector and an accomplished team member.

He has gained experience in the following areas:

  • A full understanding of HSE regulatory and best practices requirements coupled with strong organizational capacities to implement (together with other Managers) a high- performance organisation based on sound safety culture, environmental respect and regulatory compliance
  • Developing a clearly defined HSE management systems/program to identify, implement and evaluate processes and procedures required by regulation to protect the health and safety of employees, customers, subcontractors and the environment.
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment of offshore installations using various software modelling suite and consequence modelling for thermal radiation, gas dispersion, ship impact and fires & explosions.
  • Promoting governmental and regulatory safety frameworks for establishing an effective, independent, technically competent and efficient regulatory body.
 
While he has significant consultancy experience and an in-depth knowledge of Safety, Risk and HSE engineering, Aniekan is currently the Head, Health Safety and Environment at Eko Electricity Distribution Company where he provides HSE advice to the management and staff, develop, maintain and implement HSE policies, standards and procedures, audit plan for HSE processes and operational activities, monitor compliance with HSE policies e.g. Accident/Incident Reporting, Permit to Work, Environmental Conformance. He also organises periodic awareness and enlightenment programmes for company’s managers and staff to enhance knowledge and understanding of HSE responsibilities within areas of operational responsibility. He is currently leading the company’s ISO45001/ ISO 50001 certification process.
 

He was also a pioneer staff of Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority and worked as part of the project team who worked on the Installation, Pre- Commissioning and Commissioning of a Nuclear Research Reactor in Nigeria with the responsibility of defining and updating of safety technical standards, assistance with development, selection and implementation of standard HSE plans for the Client; Provision of safety support to line functions and reviewing implementation of HSE based mitigation measures, responding promptly and correctly in event of emergencies according to standard procedures and plans. Ensuring designs and specifications met the requirements of the project.

His Career Characteristics

Aniekan’s greatest contribution lies in his natural abilities to interact positively with people, in combination with his strong drive to achieve worthwhile results. He is, therefore, an excellent team member who is willing to help others promote their projects as well as his own. As a result of his ability to make favourable impressions by communicating easily and confidently and thereby generating enthusiasm, he is usually successful at opening doors and developing relationships for the business and/or the community. In this regard his drive for results, willingness to take authority, make decisions and expedite action will ensure timely achievement of most of his goals and objectives.

His eagerness to accept challenges and venture into the unknown and question the status quo will often bring a fresh perspective to organisational issues together with innovative solutions.

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Femi Da-silva

Femi Da-silva, Executive Director of HSENations

Femi Da-silva is a skilled and respected member of several Safety Organization in Nigeria; a passionate HSE influencer committed to achieving excellence through teaching and communicating practical and relevant techniques. He is an experienced, result oriented and versatile communication manager with over 8 years’ experience in the Nigerian Occupational Health and Safety sector.

Da-silva was the social media coordinator of Lagos State Government Safety Commission Vision Zero Conference; Lagos State Building Collapse Guild Conference among others.

About His Career

He is currently the Executive Director of HSENations, arguably Nigeria most visited health and safety news blog and the founder of Africa Most Respected Health and Safety Award.

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Pastor Joe Linus

Pastor Joe Linus, Evangelist and Preacher

Pastor Joe Linus, is a well respected Man of God, who serves as Chief of staff to Rev Dr Uma Ukpai, a renowned Evangelist and Preacher.

Pastor Linus has B.Sc in Banking and Finance, also holds PGD in Theology.
He has served in many capacities with diligence in Lord’s vineyard to ensuring that all lives are transformed positively. He is mightily used of God and a person of strong relational skills.

About His Career

He speaks in Conferences and Seminars. He is an author who has authored many books. Outside Pastoring, he is a Professional Event Planner.

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Dapo Omolade

Dapo Omolade, CEO and Lead Faculty Instructor of Hybrid Group Limited

Dapo Omolade is a qualified Health, Safety & Environment Consultant with over twenty active and consistent years of experience in HSE Administration, Operations, Training and Consulting for clients in the Oil and Gas, Construction, Power
and Energy, Manufacturing, Ports, Banking and Allied Industries.

The scope of his competencies include – Training, Inspections, Audits and Certifications in Management Systems, Construction and Project
management, Dangerous Goods Management, Emergency Response Management, and many others. He is also an Assessor & Verifier of Assessments in the field of HSE.

He holds an MSc degree in safety and environmental management, professional certificate in Industrial Hygiene from Columbia Southern University USA, and also an alumnus of Harvard School of Public Health (USA) and London School of Business Finance (MBA) UK, Lagos Business School (LBS) and a certified project manager from PMI (USA).

About His Career

Dapo is presently the CEO and Lead Faculty Instructor of Hybrid Group Limited, a training and consulting  firm offering services in dangerous goods management, HSE and project management to varying sectors of the economy. The consulting firm is also an approved and accredited training centre for NEBOSH, IOSH, BSC, AOSH, Highfield (all UK) & PMI (USA) which operates across Nigeria, Ghana and UK.

Professionally, Dapo is currently the National Chair of IOSH Nigeria Network, National Coordinator of Safety Advocates & Empowerment Foundation, Lagos Zonal Coordinator of Oil & Gas Trainers Association, Consultant Lagos State Safety Commission, and recently been appointed as one of the Patrons in Association for Health, Safety & Environmental Awareness International.

Dapo is also involved in human capital and capacity building in safety profession. He organises and speaks at seminars, workshops and other programs in order to create safety awareness and mentor the younger ones in the field, to make them not only self-sufficient but also ignite positive safety culture in the larger society.

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Wola Joseph

Wola Joseph, Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary at Eko Electricity Distribution Plc (EKEDP).

Wola Joseph is the pioneer Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary at Eko Electricity Distribution Plc (EKEDP).

Wola has also worked with Banwo & Ighodalo, a leading Corporate and Commercial law firm, as a Legal Associate and later with Lagoon Home Savings and Loans as its Company Secretary/ Legal Adviser.

She holds a law degree from the prestigious and reputable University of Ibadan, one of Africa’s oldest universities and an LLM (specialising in International Finance) from the renowned Harvard Law School, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Wola has obtained certifications in Financing and Documenting Power Projects, Fraud Risk Assessment, Investigation and Case Management as organised by FICO Tonbeller, Germany. She was ranked 11th out of the top 50 General Counsels in Nigeria by the 2019 edition of LKS Seminars’ Legal Year 2019 Magazine.

Wola is also a member of various International Professional Organizations which include the American Bar Association, Nigerian Lawyers Association, USA, Harvard African Law Association, Harvard Women’s Lawyers’ Association and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK.

About Her Career

Wola’s has well over a decade of very extensive experience in full and active legal practice spanning both Nigerian and international corporate law and finance.

In addition to the numerous workplace and industry awards she has garnered over the course of her career, Wola is a fellow of the Institute of Credit Administrators (ICA) and a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD). She is an active member of the Board of Trustees for the Jimi Tewe Foundation and a member of the Advisory Board of Newswire Law & Events Magazine. 

She is also an International Finance Corporation (World Bank) Board Evaluation Certified Professional and Corporate Governance Trainer.

Most importantly, as it concerns our organization, A-HSEAI, Wola is the Matron and backbone of this wonderful organization. Her support and encouragement to the president of A-HSEAI, Mr. Edidiong Ekanem, has beyond measure, fueled his zeal to move the organization to an impeccable height of attainment within a very short period of time under her mentorship and guidance.

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Andrew Williams Jr.

Andrew Williams, CEO, Andrew Networks

Andrew Williams Jr. lives a life dedicated to delivering globally sourced regenerative solutions localizing sustainable development goals that progress social equity outcomes for people, the ecology, and the planet, to “leave no one behind”. Best known for philanthropic endeavors as a Goodwill Ambassador for an expanding network of social impact projects in multiple sectors, through “Andrew Networks”, Andrew develops, influences and coordinates strategic alliance outcomes for tribes, nations, nongovernmental organizations, agencies, businesses, projects, communities of peoples and individuals locally and globally.

 

The PARXTC Export Trading Company, Inc., functions as a strategic alliance coordinator for a close-knit assortment of sovereign, corporate, civil society, indigenous, tribal, social enterprise and groups from around the world to do business in and through the United States of America and its Territories.

Andrew has been Community Relations Director for the Compton, California-based Preparedness and Awareness for Community Resiliency in Emergencies and Disasters (PACRED.org) founded by Lady Alicia Hamilton for whose UC-TRN Network Andrew is a Member of the Board of Advisors, and which broadcasts globally relevant content and resources via the Disaster Awareness, Planning and Preparation (DAPP911) channel.

About His Organization

PACRED Mission: To educate residents and stakeholders within their local communities on the importance of disaster awareness and preparedness by ensuring emergency planning, training and resources are available and accessible to everyone regardless of age, gender, race, religion or affluence.

 

Locally, nationally and internationally, Andrew champions the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction alongside the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals via the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) as a Member since 2014 in his capacity as President of the Five Points Youth Foundation and Founder/Chairperson of its Ad Hoc International Advisory Board of Goodwill Ambassadors (AHAIBGA). He recently “syndicated” AHIABGA as Chairperson of the SAGA Foundation’s International Advisory Board, with a June 23, 2020 grand opening in Lagos, Nigeria by CEO Shola Agboola. AHIABGA is dedicated to expanding the UNGC Local Network throughout Nigeria, Continent-wide and globally.

 

The SAGA Foundation in a strategic alliance collaboration with the USA based Edfu Foundation, Five Points Youth Foundation and The Revelation Network, Nigeria-based World Humanitarian Organization for Peace and Equity (WHOPE), the Kenya based Centre for African Volunteers (CAVAFRICA), and others who agreed to enter into a mutual confidential business relationship for the purpose of establishing a strategic alliance collaboration as to researching, identifying, establishing, monitoring and managing local, regional, national and international socio-economic development projects for the betterment of humankind.

 

Most relevant to this collaboration with the Association for Health, Safety, Environmental Awareness International (A-HSEAI), Andrew has, since 2011, been Lifetime Member of the Black Emergency Managers Association (BEMA) International and is championing its membership throughout Africa, the Caribbean and the worldwide Diaspora.

 

BEMA International provides information, networking, educational & professional development opportunities, and to advance the emergency management and homeland security profession within Black, Latino, African-Descent, disenfranchised, and vulnerable population communities worldwide.

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