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Dr. Janet Febisola Adeyemi


She has a broad based educational background which spans through geology, engineering ,law and mining. Worked in both Public and Private sectors. Founder of Women in Mining, Nigeria and a gender advocate for inclusion in governance. Founder and Managing Director | JABRIDEP 2007–2013  Pioneered a start-up firm, offering engineering consultancy services around the country.  Pioneered a startup engineering firm with few partners and increased project management capabilities, from overseeing $1M to more than $10M worth of projects. Engineering Consultant | LEON SERVICES 1996–1998  Served as a technical expert for water and waste-water related projects.  Offered hands-on support to the company with regulatory requirements and inculcate industry best practices.  Ensured effective communication among staff, senior-level management, and executives.  Initiative helped grow company by 20% each year after implementation and drew interest of other stakeholders in corporate activities. Executive Board Member | ICRC 2013–2015  Worked in collaboration with World Bank, KPMG, and other stakeholders to promote the utilization of P3s as a procurement tool for infrastructure development within the Nigeria market.  Provided oversight to the Audit and Technical Committee (ATC) in presenting and implementing actionable agendas for the board.  Served as senior-level delegate to South Africa Iconic P3 Guatrain and Nigeria Akwa Ibom Sea Port.  Earned nomination from President Jonathan, which was confirmed by the 7th National Assembly Senate as the only technical executive on the board to handle issues on national public private partnership. Founder and National President of Women in Mining Nigeria.  22 Chapters in 22 states  Established Ruby’s Women in Mining Muilti –purpose Cooperative Society  Member Association of Nigeria Women in Business. Political Appointments.  Federal House of Representatives representing Ile-oluji/oke-igbo/Federal Constituency  Chairman Cocoa Processing Company  Special Assistant to the President on NASS Matters.  Member of Board of Infrastructure Regulation Commission.  Governing Council Member of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Ondo State.  Vice Chairman and member of BoD of Newday Cement Factory Limited P R O F E S S I O N A L D E V E L O P M E N T, A W A R D S A N D R E C O G N I T I O N S Licensed Chartered Engineer | Certificate in Dams Investigation Studies | Certificate in Ground Water Investigation | Outstanding Female Legislator Award | Prime International Corporate Development | Rare Gems 2002 Award | National Union of Market Women Association Award | Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria| Fellow Nigeria Society of Engineers| Council of Nigeria Mining Engineers and Geosciences | Fellow of Geological Society of London |Fellow Nigeria mining and Geosciences Society |Fellow Institute of Management, Nigeria | International Organization for Water and Waste Management | Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction| Founder of Women in Mining in Nigeria Initiative | Member of Public Utilities and Infrastructure Committee |100 Inspirational Women in Mining 2018| Country Chair 100 Global Women leaders