ENGR.MRS.ABIMBOLA AKINAJO CEng, MICE, MNSE, COREN – Managing Director
Engr. Abimbola Akinajo is a chartered civil engineer (both in the UK and Nigeria) with over thirty years post qualification experience, the last 25 of which has been in the design and delivery of major transport (both Rail and Road) infrastructure projects.
She earned a B.Sc. (Hons) Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria after which she proceeded to the United Kingdom where she started her engineering career.
She began her engineering career at WS Atkins Consulting in the UK as a Graduate Engineer and moved on to be a Project Engineer with Robert West Consulting, a Design Manager with Fluor Daniel Limited and finally a Project Manager with London Underground Limited working on railway infrastructure projects. In the rail industry in the UK, where she spent over 20 years of her professional life, she delivered many high-profile rail infrastructure projects including, major London underground Rail bridge replacement projects, the Connect Project – (implementation of updated communications systems on the entire London Underground system), upgrading the Blackfriars station for the Thames Link project, The East London Line project handover, and London Over ground interface project among others.
In 2009, she became the Managing Director of Nexant Consulting Limited and grew the consulting firm into a reputable quality driven consulting firm with an excellent track record with its clients. She has about three decades experience of working in the railway industry. Engr. Mrs. Akinajo has extensive experience of liaising and coordinating with different stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of projects to program, Budget and specification.
Engr. Abimbola is a member of Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE), Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and Nigeria society of Engineers (NSE).