My goal is to help individuals and organisations build capacity and systems to help optimize productivity and improve efficiency. I work professionally as a water resources engineer, project consultant and a career coach. I also enjoy teaching and coaching young people.

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A Brief Introduction

Ayodele Awi is an innovative personality with years of professional experience in engineering, consultancy and capacity building for young professionals. He is a certified Project Manager, Health Instructor and a trained facilitator, a recipient of much recognition and awards. 

He is a registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and he is a member of many international and national professional communities including the; International Water Association (IWA), International Association of Hydrologists (IAH), Holland Alumni Network, UNESCO-IHP Youth Groundwater Network (GWYN), Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Nigerian Association of Hydrogeologists (NAH), among others. 

Presently, Ayodele participates in the activities of; Global Environment Facility (GEF) mission in Nigeria, NBA Niger-HYCOS Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) projects involving nine (9) African Countries, World Bank Assisted TRIMING Project, amongst others.

To help graduates from low-income families achieve career success, he founded Career Drive Academy in 2013, a platform through which many graduates have now become gainfully employed while some secured scholarship opportunities for foreign study.

Public Sector Engagements:

– Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Abuja

– Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Abuja

– World Bank funded Projects; Kano, Sokoto, Nasarawa State, Niger State and Kaduna State Offices.

– Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority (LNRBDA), Ilorin, Kwara State. 

– Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority, Benin City, Edo State

– Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority (O-ORBDA), Abeokuta, Ogun State

– Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Abuja

– Ondo State Government, Akure

– National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)


– Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti 

– Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti

– Federal University of Technology, Akure

– Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso

– Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

– Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu

– Joseph Ayo Babablola University, Ikeji, Osun State 

– University of Ilorin, Kwara State

– University of Benin, Edo State

– Babcock University, Ogun State

– Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State


  • – Microsoft Nigeria

    – Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (C-SUNN)

    – Christian Aid, Abuja 

    – Sheri Care Foundation (SCARF) – Office of the First Lady, State of Osun

    – Kids & Teens Resource Centre, Akure

     – GEMSTONE, Lagos

    – School of Leadership and Associates

    – Eden Nigeria

    – Teammasters Nigeria

    – Several churches across Ondo, Ekiti, Abuja

Private Sector:

  • – Fertile Aid Clinic, Abuja.

    – Rural Energy Network Solutions (RENS) Academy, Abuja 

    – Brix Academy, Abuja