Idowu Anthony-Ajileye:: Autobiography

I am a Project Manager with 20+ years experience in diverse roles spanning several sectors, ranging from Buildings, Rail (High Speed, Underground, Classic), Power, Utilities, Highways and Manufacturing. I hold a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Business Administration. A full member of the Association for Project Management.

My core project management responsibilities also entails, but not limited to, Construction Management, Project Engineering, Risk Management, Site Delivery Management, Project Controls, Commercial, Finance, Procurement, Health, Safety, Environment, Quality, Planning, Stakeholder Management amongst other project management deliverables which includes but not limited to, development of business cases, earned value management, development of project management plans, leading the conception to completion project life cycle phases, monitoring and controlling, change control, early warning processes, estimate assurance reviews, cost benefit analysis, cost development, quantitative and qualitative risk analysis, requirements management, stakeholder management and analysis, benefit realisation and due diligence on the handover processes to end users.

I have worked on Projects in UK and Africa, for Organisations like UK Power Networks, Transport for London, Procter & Gamble, Network Rail (High Speed), Ecobank Plc, STB (now United Bank for Africa Plc), Bond Bank (now Polaris Bank ), London Underground, amongst others.

In furtherance of CPD, attended several training courses and holds certifications in Project Management, Project Risk Management, Construction Safety & Health, Property Management, Situational Leadership, Contract Management, Integrated Management System Auditing, Handling Conflicts Productively, Supervising & Leading Team, Influencing & Persuading, Personal Effectiveness for Managers etc.

I am a sought after Coach, Mentor, Trainer and Speaker at Conferences, Seminars and Workshops, on various topics under Project Management, Leadership, Career, Entrepreneurship.

Non-Executive Director and Trustee of Charity Institutions, UNICEF Champion, Mentor for Kent Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs, Independent Critical Incident Advisor for Kent Police, Business Mentor for Mosaic, Amnesty International Trainer/Speaker, Member of Independent Remuneration Panel of Gravesham Borough Council amongst other societal contributions.

Speaking at TEDxImperialCollege, challenged the audience to “THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX AND PAY THE PRICE”

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