Obadimu becomes Executive Secretary of Society of Engineers
THE Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) has appointed Engineer Olusola Obadimu as its Executive Secretary. Prior to his appointment, Obadimu, who assumed office on 5th January 2015, was a Director in the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). A recognized trade/professional membership institutions professional with a proven track record, he is widely acknowledged accordingly within the Nigerian private/public sector circles.
Obadimu served as a part-time Investment Promotion & Business Development Consultant for the UNDP/Columbia University’s Millennium City Initiatives (MCI) project geared towards attracting foreign direct investments to Africa, which culminated in presentations at the Millennium City Day at KPMG House in London in December 2008.
A product of Abeokuta Grammar School where he left in 1979 as the best graduating pupil, Obadimu holds a B.Sc (1985), an MBA (1995) and M.Sc. Economics (1998), all from the University of Lagos. He also served as an alternate member on the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Committee on Corporate Governance of Public Companies in Nigeria between June-September 2000, the report of which was eventually published in 2003. Obadimu is a regular public opinion contributor in several Nigerian publications (and periodically on electronic media) and he has made several management/trade development presentations at seminars and other fora.
He has attended many capacity building programmes both within and outside Nigeria, including International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) developmental programmes. In 2008, he was a specially invited overseas delegate by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) at their annual convention in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. Obadimu has been a beneficiary of several Top Executive Management and Leadership courses globally and he is an Executive Education alumnus of Harvard Business School (HBS) of Harvard University, Boston and the McDonough Business school of Georgetown University, Washington, both in the United States of America (USA); Cambridge University Judge Business School and the Manchester University Business School (MBS), both in the United Kingdom; Stellenbosch University Business School, Cape Town, South Africa; and Queen’s University Business School, Canada. Obadimu is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and Institute of Directors, Nigeria (IoD).
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