Education and Qualifications
2020 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
2010 PhD in Quantitative Human Geography, University of Sheffield, UK
2006 MSc. in Geographic Information Science, University College London, UK
2004 BSc. in Geography and Planning Sciences, University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
2004 International English Language Testing System (IELTS), British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English
1998 Diploma in Computer Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University Consultancy Services Centre
Positions | Roles
2017 - Present: Director of Teaching and Learning | Programme Leader & Senior Lecturer in Urban Geography & Applications of Big Data, University of Lincoln, UK.
2017 - Present: Visiting Doctoral Supervisor, London Metropolitan University, UK.
2013 - Present: Director, Neo-Telligence, UK.
2014 - 2017: Senior Lecturer in Data Analytics, Policing and Geocomputation, Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
2011 - 2017: Deputy Director of Research and Enterprise Development, African Higher Education and Research Observatory, UK.
2013 - 2017: Urban Geography Specialist/Consultant in Quantitative Data Analysis, ICF, UK.
2017: Visiting Scholar, University of Maribor, Slovenia
2010 - 2014: Senior Researcher in Labour Market Intelligence & Geographic Information Analysis, Skills for Justice, Sheffield
2010: Research and Analysis Officer, Children's Commissioning Services, SCC, UK.
2009: Research Consultant, Children and Young People's Aspiration and Enterprise Programme, SCC, UK.
2008 - 2009: Project Officer, Neighbourhood Renewal and Partnership Service, SCC, UK.
2008: Teaching Assistant, University of Sheffield, UK.
2007 - 2008: Research Fellow, Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory, University of York, UK.
2006: Researcher and GIS Analyst, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.
Apart from being a member of various academic and professional bodies, I also review articles and proposals submitted to the following international journals and funding agencies:
Urban Affairs Review
International Journal of Geo-Information
Journal of Forestry Research
Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy
Global Journal for Economics and Finance
African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research
Transactions in GIS
Environment Development and Sustainability
Economic and Social Research Council
Outside my academic and research activities, I continue to involve myself in voluntary and charitable work with organisations based within and outside the United Kingdom. I also enjoy cooking, sports and travelling.