Dr. Ibilola Amao
Ph.D, BSc, FEI, FIoD, MCIPM, MNSE Principal Consultant, STEM Specialist & Entrepreneur since 1991
Dr. Ibilola Amao is the Principal Consultant of Lonadek Inc. A multi-award-winning, ISO: 9001: 2015 Certified Company. Established as an Engineering, Technology and Innovations Solutions Consulting Company in 1991, she is involved in value-creating projects in the Energy, Power, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Oil, and Gas sectors. Lonadek’s STEM and local content activities create value through community, local suppliers, and human capital development in resource-rich emerging economies. She is recognized as a Forbes Africa Rising Star 2019.
Dr. Ibilola Amao is a leading advocate of Local Content Laws and its outright implementation in the Oil and Gas sector. She was very involved in the various activities that greeted the actualization of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) guidelines before it was eventually passed into law on the 22nd of April, 2010.
She is an alumnus of Manchester Business School, United Kingdom, bagged a Ph.D. in Computer-Aided-Design and Draughting from Bradford University, UK, and a First Class Honours degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from Queen Mary College, University of London. She is the Chairperson for the Industry Advisory Team, Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board, – Industry Advisory Team and is a Fellow of the Energy Institute (EI), UK, a chartered member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).
She is also a member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), and a member of the panel of judges for the Royal Academy of Engineering UK Africa Prize. Dr Ibilola Amao is a member of the Institute of Director’s Programmes Committee and the Coordinator of the Young Members & Graduate Empowerment at the Energy Institute, UK, Lagos Branch. She sits on the Board of various reputable STEM-focused firms.