Adesola Olaleye

  • Toronto US-ON
Adesola Olaleye

Skills

Skills

Multi-tasking & Flexibility to work Independently

Communications Skills - Oral and Written

Organizational Skills

Research Planning & Leadership

Research & Information Analysis

Data Analysis

Teaching

Technical Writing

Research

Natural Resources & Environmental Management

Statistical Analysis

Objective

To Secure Managerial Position in the Natural Resources & Environmental Management sector

Work History

Work History

Soil Scientist/Agronomist

International Water Management Institute
  • Assessed Soil & Water qualities within the wetlands SSA
  • Soil sampling, laboratory analyses and technical writing
  • Evaluated soil fertility in the wetlands within the SSA
  • Conducted land evaluation, Environmental Impacts of land use on these wetlands
  • Measured of soil (physical & chemical), hydro-chemical properties within wetlands
  • Collected, analyzed & interpreted environmental data for sustainable management of these lands
  • Compiled Reports on Rain Water Harvesting in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Assisted the University with proposal development, including the development of work plans and budgets
  • Participated in training programs for technical teams within the University & Research Institutes in Ghana, Lesotho & Nigeria
  • Mentored and coaching junior and intermediate Environmental Scientists
Jul 2013 - Present

Exective Director

Sustainable Development Association (SUDA)
  • Environmental evaluation and planning,
  • Management of environmental science teams,
  • Wetland ecology research & management;
  • Giving clear and strategic guidance to the organization,
  • Fund development and management with respect to: (i) raising funds (ii) producing annual reports, (iii) updating and maintaining the content of the website, (iv) effective donor stewardship and strengthening of the annual donor base, (v) train or assist new volunteers
Feb 2007 - Mar 2013

Associate Professor/Soil Scientist

The National University of Lesothoi
  • Soil Sampling, laboratory analyses & writing of technical reports
  • Soil, Water & Vegetation samplings, laboratory analyses and technical report writing
  • Grant proposal writing 
  • Developed and maintained management information systems which identified the location of hazardous materials
  • Updated and delivered employee training programs related to hazardous materials and waste
  • Investigated complaints of local people concerning exposure to hazardous materials or air pollutants.
  • Maintained accurate records related to chemical inventories
  • Write and submit reports to clients (Provincial, Municipal& Federal governments) on the perceived     impacts of projects on the environment
  • Studied ways of reducing environmental damage to the environment 
Jun 2006 - Feb 2007

Soil Scientist/Researcher

Food & Agriculture Organisation
  • Implemented and conducted research on Land Degradation within Wetlands in the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) for the FAO
  • Conducted Environmental Impact Assessment on Wetlands Ecology & Management within the SSA
  • Submitted clear and concise written reports based on field inspections to the FAO on wetlands ecologies within the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
Oct 1998 - Jun 2005

Senior Lecturer/Soil Scientist

Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Conducted Fundamental/Applied Research on Land Management (Soil Water & vegetation)
  • Developed Project on Wetland Rice Management on Degraded soils,
  • Supervised student (post-graduate Diploma, Undergraduate & Postgraduate
  • Consulted for local and State Government on Land degradation/ Soil Conservation and related issues
  • Lectured on various courses (Soil Survey & Classification, Water & Environmental Management, Research methodology and Statistical Analysis;
  • Developed Research Proposals for Environmental Management/Soil Conservation etc
Jan 1993 - Oct 1998

Research Fellow/Soil Scientits

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
  • Conducted soil survey, mapping and interpretations on various land uses with emphasis on agricultural applications.
  • Laboratory analyses of soil samples and technical writing for Books, Peer reveiwed journals
  • Designed, Managed & coordinated on-farm rice projects for small-holder farmers
  • Graduate Instructor

Education

Education
Jan 1993 - Oct 1998

PhD

University of Ibadan