This is a brief Profile of Engr. Olutosin Ogunmola, MNSE, PMP who was elected as the 14th Chairman of The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Ikeja Branch, on September 10, 2020.
Engr. Olutosin “Tosin” OGUNMOLA, MNSE, PMP holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
He is consummate Industrial Maintenance Engineer & Project Manager, registered as an Electrical Engineer by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), and a Corporate Member of The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).
Engr Tosin holds the prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP) credential of the Project Management Institute (PMI) USA, and holds the Individual Membership of the PMI.
Engr Tosin has over 18 years of high-flying industry experience.
He has held positions in Industrial Maintenance Planning, After-Sales Technical Service & Warehouse Inventory Management in Multi-nationals such as Peugeot Automobile, PZ Cussons & LafargeHolcim. As a highly resourceful personality, he has presented papers in engineering conferences, including a paper on Public Infrastructure Maintenance at the 2015 National Conference of the NSE – “Sunshine 2015”. He has served on the Executive Committees of several Engineering professional bodies.
In the NSE, he has served in various capacities including but not limited to serving as General Secretary, NSE Ikeja Branch; Chairman, Sub-Committee on Ministries of the NSE Presidential Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs; and Member of the Inaugural Executive Committee of the Nigerian Institution of Facilities Engineering & Management (NIFEngM).
In the last two years, he led the NSE Ikeja Branch’s Innovation & Creativity Fair Committee with the mandate of opening up engineering & technology innovators (mostly Engineering students and young Engineering graduates) to the industry towards scaling up homegrown engineering and technology ideas, projects and solutions, which have the capacity of meeting the objective functions of some aspects of the work of different sectors of the industry.
He is imbued with an enduring entrepreneurial disposition and had promoted Nigeria’s first comprehensive e-commerce platform for maintenance and repair services, www.OnlineRepairNG.com
A man of unyielding faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, Tosin has served in the Lord’s vineyard in several capacities through various organizations including the Christ Apostolic Church Students’ Association (CACSA) and the Nigerian Christian Corpers Fellowship (NCCF). He continues to serve on a number of committees in his local assembly of the Christ Apostolic Church while also championing God’s mandate through the Caleb Generation International (CGi), a fledgling youth-driven Christian network aimed at raising uncommon believers who stand out to make a difference in the society.
With an enduring passion in politics, governance and nation-building, he holds a certificate in Transformative Leadership from the Ken Nnamani Center for Leadership & Development (KNCLD) and led the defunct National Youth Network on Nigerian Elections (NYNNE) in 2011 after having been a part of the Southern Youth Dialogue on Electoral Reforms in 2009 and earlier proposing the emancipation-Nigeria Project (e-NP) in 2003 as a Movement like the Poland’s Solidarity that heralded the collapse of communism in 1989 in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. He would later join the Young Progressive Party (YPP) where he currently serves as the State Deputy Chairman for Ondo State.
Engr Tosin is committed to providing intentional and innovative leadership that seeks to leverage on Engineering for National Development with a collaborative engagement amongst the key stakeholders, which include Engineering education providers (the Institutions of learning), Engineering practitioners (the industry) and Engineering policy makers (the government).
Aside active engagements in Engineering, Faith and Nation-building, his hobbies include reading inspirational books and having discourses on public governance while he enjoys spending quality time with his darling wife and their wonderful boys.