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I am a trained and qualified Civil Engineer and a Maritime Expert specialised in Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration. As a qualified Civil Engineer, I worked for two (2) Engineering Consultancy Firms in Sierra Leone, and later on started a partnership consultancy with three (3) other colleagues. 

My job with both firms was to produce detailed structural drawings from the design of the Structural Engineer, with the use of computer-aided design software known as Autodesk AutoCAD. I have vast experience in the development of structural drawings for the Construction of Jetties, Multistory Reinforced Concrete Design Structures and Road Construction.

I started my maritime career on the 1st of September 2010, as I gained employment at the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration (SLMA) as a Project Engineer for the construction project of ten (10) jetties throughout the Country. During my tenor with the SLMA, I achieved my MSc degree in Maritime Affairs and gained promotion from Project Engineer to Maritime Safety and Security Coordinator and then Quality Assurance Manager II. I have vast experiences in Marine Survey Inspections, such as Port State and Flag State Inspections, Search and Rescue Operations, Marine Causality Investigations, and International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) Audits as the Designated Authority, in coordination with the US Coast Guard reciprocal program.

Work History

April 2017Present

M & M Electronics and Security Technology LLC

Intern Technician

Somerset, New Jersey, USA

  • Installation of fire alarm system
  • Installation of burglar alarm system
  • Installation of CCTV 
Jan 2012Present

AIAC Partnership

Managing Partner

Engineering consultants

  • Project management for the construction of churches for the Church of Latter Day Saints, Sierra Leone.
  • 3D modelling of residential structures; and
  • 2D structural engineering detailing.
Sept 2010Feb 2017

Sierra Leone Maritime Administration

Quality Assurance Manager II
  • Ascertained vessels seaworthiness/structural integrity and implemented a safety culture in our territorial water;
  • Ensure quality standards in the construction of jetties throughout the Country;
  • Implement and enforce compliance on International Ship and Port Facility Security Code(ISPS Code);
  • Spearheaded  successful Search and Rescue operations and developed a database on all search and rescue incidents;
  • Developed a Standard Operating Procedure for Search and Rescue Operations; and 
  • Enforced vessel traffic monitoring regulations within the National Fleet, and Local Motorised Vessels within the Inland Waterways. 
Jan 2010Aug 2010

Realini Bader and Associates Limited

 Civil Engineer 
  • Complete Structural Design and Detailing of various Multi-story Reinforced Concrete Structures via AutoCAD;
  • Project Management, Site Inspections and Supervision; and
  • Road Construction.
Sept 2008Dec 2009

International Consulting Services in Association with DHV International (UK) Limited        

Civil Engineer
  • Structural Design and Detailing with the use of Computer Aided Design Softwares (AutoCAD) and the executions of various Multi-story Reinforced Concrete Design Structures
  • Project Management, Site Inspections and Supervision; and
  • Taking-off Quantities from Structural Designs .



Bachelor in Civil Engineering with Honours 

Fourah Bay College University of Sierra Leone