Hon. Engr. (Mrs.) J.F. Adeyemi, Consultant of African Affairs
Hon. Engr. (Mrs.) J.F. Adeyemi has served as a public servant in various capacities including as a Honorable member of the Federal House of Representative between 1999 through 2003, Special Assistant to the President on Assembly Matters, Chairman on the Board of the Cocoa Processing Industry, Executive Board Member of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC),Council member of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Vice President of Tomorrows Africa, a USA based 501(3c) non-governmental organization amongst several other advisory committees.
She is a Researcher and Advocate for global best practices in Public Private Partnerships (PPP) transactions to accelerate infrastructure development in emerging markets. She has over 40 years of lifelong experiences at the frontline of environmental, water resources management, engineering works and mining where she is pioneering inclusion of women into the mining sector as the founder of Women in Mining in Nigeria. She also has 40 years of high-level experience in the legislative, political, humanitarian and public affairs both home and abroad.
A registered professional engineer with political acumen and a burning desire to contribute as a public servant to the development of our blessed country – Nigeria. She possess a lifelong career with a mission to be part of a team enabling Nigeria to achieve its rightful position as a key player amongst comity of industrialized nations. She is well-respected for integrity, ethical behavior, excellence and political judgment in public service and professional career. She is an ardent enabler of systematic solutions to attain specific goals in a timely, accountable and measurable fashion as prescribed in the national agenda.
She is a member of the council of the registered Engineers of Nigeria, COREN and Council of COMEG. She is a Fellow of Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society.
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