First Name
Abimbola S.
Last Name
Job Title
Managing Director
Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority
Country (Work Address)
Speaker Bio
Engr. Abimbola Akinajo is a chartered Civil Engineer (both in the UK and Nigeria) with over three decades post qualification experience, gained substantially in the design and delivery of major transport (both Rail and Road) infrastructure projects.
She earned a B.Sc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria after which she proceeded to the United Kingdom where she started her engineering career.
She began her engineering career at WS Atkins Consulting in the UK as a Graduate Engineer and moved on to be a Project Engineer with Robert West Consulting, a Design Manager with Fluor Daniel Limited, and finally a Project Manager with London Underground Limited working on railway infrastructure projects for over 20 years.
In 2010, she became the Managing Director of Nexant Consulting Limited and grew the consulting firm into a reputable quality-driven consulting firm with an excellent track record with its clients.

Engr. Mrs. Akinajo has extensive experience in liaising and coordinating with different stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of projects to program, budget, and specification.
Engr. Abimbola is a Fellow of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (FNSE), a member Institution of Civil Engineers UK (MICE), Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). She was appointed the Managing Director of LAMATA in October 2019 and has in just two years of her appointment delivered life-impacting transport projects
She is happily married to Mr. Anthony Akinajo and they are blessed with 3 children.
Abimbola S. Akinajo