I am a geo-information management professional specialized in disaster risk vulnerability assessment, emergency planning, and humanitarian response. I am very enthusiastic about evidence-based vulnerability assessment, disaster risk communication and geo-information integration in emergency response and humanitarian relief.
I have worked across different emergency response sectors (Food Security, Nutrition, Security, WASH and Health) to provide a prioritized and targeted response through developing a cross-cutting multi-sectoral assessment of needs and an excellent information management in disasters and conflict-affected communities across Africa. Capable of collecting, analyzing information and quickly grasp complex technical issues.
GIS, Information Management, Monitoring & Evaluation & Disaster Risk Management.
Possesses problem solving skills with excellent communication and organizational skills and a proven ability to manage and complete projects to the highest standard.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Location: Germany / Nigeria
- Sex: Male
- Degree: Masters
- Freelance: Available
Hours Of Support
Msc Environmental Risk and Human Security
United Nation University – Institute of Environmental Risk and Human Security, Bonn, Germany.
Certificate in Geographic Information Technology in Fragile Context
United Nation Institute of Training and Research, Geneva, Switzerland
Professional Certificate in Desktop Geo Information Science (Online Course)
PACE UNIVERSITY, Westchester County, USA
Professional Certificate of Geospatial Applications and Analysis
GIS KONSULT ACADEMY, Ibadan, Oyo State
Bachelor of Science, Geography (Second Class Upper Division (Honours)
UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, Oyo State, Nigeria
GIS and Information Management Consultant
May 2020 – till date
UNITED NATION INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR MIGRATION
Management Information System Assistant
March 2019- May 2020
ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (Nigeria Mission), Abuja, Nigeria
Business Information Analyst
Dec 2017- Feb 2019
CSDC Enterprise Solution, Akure Ondo State
Geo Information System Assistant
July 2017-Dec 2017
NATIONAL POPULATION COMMISION (Cartography Unit), Abuja Nigeria
Geo Information System Assistant
May 2017- Oct 2017
GIS KONSULT LIMITED, Oyo State, Nigeria
Weather Information Assistant (Intern)
Dec 2014- Feb 2015
NIGERIAN METEREOLOGICAL AGENCY IBADAN AIRPORT, Ibadan, Oyo State
Key Previous Projects
Security Risk Status Level mapping for all our LGA of Intervention in both Yobe and Borno State.
Triangulation mapping of the 13 ward of Jere LGA and over 25 Ward in MMC as a guideline toward the conducting of SMART Nutritional Survey.
Creation of an operational Dashboard showing all Water Sanitation and Hygiene Project facilities operationalized by UN- IOM in North-Eastern Nigeria.
Created a Reference map of Yobe State showing all major roads to guide Field enumerator.
Camp Site Assessment Mapping for Maiduguri Local Government.
Trained Food For Peace staff in Mongun, Borno state on the use of Survey123 and the possibility of GIS.
Support on the Nutrition Smart Survey through the Mapping of Satelite Imagery of Camp site and post segregation of each household to aid the conduction of the smart survey data collection.
Mapped of all the Health Facilities and Mobile Site for OFDA and FFP Supported Project in Jere, Monguno
Suitability mapping of the best location, terrains and slope for the digging of boreholes in Borno and Yobe with reference to the location of every other borehole already existing in the area of intervention.
Mapped out the location of Campsite in relation to Cholera risk level and the map had been shared with the WASH Department.
Fact sheet designs thats summaries project impact for GAC, Channel Foundation, Nutrition, and Health.
Professional and highly independent with vast experience in providing service related to the application of GIS to Humanitarian Aid, Environmental Management, Security and Disaster Risk Management.
Sound Knowledge in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, data quality assessments and performance monitoring and reporting.
Very experienced in data cleaning, monitoring, and analysis using Excel, R, PYTHON, ArcGIS and data visualization with creation of dashboards using Tableau, PowerBI and ESRI Dashboard.
Certified trainer with extensive hands-on experience using ESRI, MICROSOFT, PowerBi, ODK , Kobo Collector, TABLEAU products.
Key Note Speaker
An event hosted by Africa Youth Advisory Board on DRR
An event hosted by Africa Geoportal Workshop
An event hosted by Spacepen Technologies
Webcast: Youth Participation in Humanitarian Mapping in a Pandemic
Taiwo is a passionate geospatial visionary, who understands the importance and impact of data to solve big problems. He approaches the world as a lifelong learner but also a mentor to many, sharing what he’s been learning as well as his insights to help change the world through Geographic Information Systems. With his dedication and drive, Taiwo can accomplish anything.
Director - GeoPortal Program at Esri
I worked with Taiwo during his tenure with Action Against Hunger Nigeria in 2019-20. Working with Taiwo is creative and innovative colleague, he is self-driven environmentalist with great team spirit. He is best example of "nothing is impossible". His ability of performing difficult tasks always amazed me. His skills related to GIS mapping is incredible. He has done a great job in producing GIS maps every time I have asked him, even when the requirement was urgent, he was always on his toes to provide everything that is necessary with great precision. He is an asset to any organization and I recommend him with great enthusiasm.
Dr Narendra Patil
MEAL Head of Department ACF Nigeria Mission
Taiwo is an amazing GIS specialist. He has exhibited great level of professionalism in applying his GIS knowledge to different sectors (environmental conservation and energy). And he is an inspiration to the GIS global community He has strong analytical and problem solving skills. we have worked on some project together, and I can vouch for his high level of composure, intelligence and organization. His ability to work timely and meet deadlines is amazing. I hereby recommend him for any project, collaboration, employment or partnership.
Land Management Expert (Suncor Energy Inc, Canada)
During the period of his working with Action Against Hunger, Nigeria, I was the Security and Access Coordinator and Taiwo support my department in term of mapping road accessibility, security incident mapping and other locational analysis maps in the North eastern part of Nigeria to aids the humanitarian programs activities being conducted by the mission. Taiwo is hardworking and gives high commitment to his work, enthusiasm for learning and an openness to feedback, always delivered at a timely manner, which has contributed immensely to the security department operations.
Field Security/ Humanitarian Program Security Analyst (Action Against Hunger, Nigeria Mission)
Within the span of two months of collaborating with him, he has been incredibly generous of his time. Taiwo has been extremely helpful during my camp assessments and integration within the WASH team of IOM Nigeria mission and till this day he remains flexible to accommodate my short notice demands. Taiwo is very detail-oriented and this quality is particularly appreciated in any humanitarian program activity. He brilliantly created an operational dashboard that showcases our project indicators and impacts. This innovative tool ensures that our response is data-driven and answers the needs of the population we're trying to assist. He has proven himself innovative, practical, and quite dependable.
Community Engagement Officer, United Nation International Organisation for Migration
Published Blog Posts
“How I discovered a Career in GIS”
“In the event of Disaster occurrence”
Looking for an Information Management Specialist, Disaster Management Expert, GIS Professional, M & E / Data Specialist that strives for excellence at all times, in all positions and circumstances, please feel very free to contact me. God bless you!