MICHAEL AJIWE- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Michael is a analytical, details oriented Civil Engineer and a seasoned Manager with excellent communication, leadership and technical Skills. He holds fellowship of various professional bodies in Nigeria which includes Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria (FIPMAN) after his over 25 years in heavy infrastructures and industrial constructions in Nigeria and abroad. He is a passionate Safety Volunteer.
RACHAEL SALAU - ASST. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Rachael is a Teacher and retired school principal, before joining the Shield Safety Foundation as assistant executive director. While in service she set the tone of her school, build a warm environment, mentor and nurture students, became role model. She played vital roles in the lives of the students in her school and are best known for the role of educating the students that are placed in her care. She has brought her wealth of experience into The Shield Safety Foundation as a role model with teaching knowledge, mentoring and presenting at conferences.
GABRIEL AYANGBADE - CHAIR (BOARD OF ADVISORY)
Engr. Ayangbade Gabriel is by training a mechanical engineer, a member of Nigerian Society of Engineer, a member of Nigerian Institute of Mechanical Engineer and also registered with COREN. He worked with the government of Oyo state for a period close to three decades, during which he held several positions of responsibilities. He was the pioneer acting permanent secretary of Oyo state Ministry of Transport, pioneer General Manager Oyo state driver institute. He has wide range of of experience in different sectors of the civil service of Oyo state. He was also part of various committees; mid-wife transformation reform of transport sector in Oyo state.
GRACE AFOLABI - VICE CHAIR (BOARD OF ADVISORY)
Grace Afolabi is a teacher/Principal, recognized as a passionate, student-centered educator continually seeking to improve the learning and school culture. She is driven to help students overcome barriers that impact their learning. Grace is a registered member of Nigeria Teachers Registration Council. She earned a Master's degree in Education. She has taught in various classroom settings. Grace has served on various school academics, improvement teams and served as a team leader. She has dedicated herself to becoming a life-long educator and learner, and she strives to instill a similar desire in all the student she works with. As an educationist and advocate, Grace has volunteers over 52 days of her time with The Shield Safety Foundation annually, helping families with life skills that are both practical and beneficial in their daily living.
EMMANUEL OGUNDEJI - SECRETARY- BOARD OF ADVISORY
Emmanuel is a quantity surveyor and member of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) and registered with the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria (QSRBN). He is a certified member of Project Management Professional (PMP) also an accredited Dispute Resolver under the umbrella of the ADR Society of Nigeria. Emmanuel is the CEO of Affem group, a construction and consulting outfit. He has been instrumental in using this wealth of experience to help shape the polluted built environment in Nigeria and encourage health and safety training in the construction sites being a member of Advisory Board.
BOLA AJIBOYE - DIRECTOR OF FUNDRISING
Bola is a researcher before joining The Shield Safety Foundation, she has worked in private, public, and voluntary sectors, and also do research and evaluation, mainly for public and voluntary sector organisations and partnerships. Her primary work is to organise events and campaigns to raise funds and other donations for The Shield Safety Foundation.
EZOMO-AJIWE - DIRECTOR OF ADMIN & MEMBERSHIP
Omo became a Volunteer member of The Shield Safety Foundation, she is a graduate of University of Ibadan, at master's level. She is a registered member of the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN). She obtained her professional certificate as a Certified Librarian of Nigeria (CLN) in 2011. She is currently the Assistant Chief Librarian and Head of Librarian Unit at the National Museum of Unity, in Nigeria. Omo loves to work with young adults and interacts well with teenagers ensuring they overcome their fears and achieve their goals. She is currently the Director of Admin & Membership with The Shield Safety Foundation.