MEET  ENGR MATTHIAS OKONOBOH

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MEET  ENGR MATTHIAS OKONOBOH
 
Engr Matt Okonoboh’s biography is vast and shows only glimpse of the works that he has accomplished throughout Nigeria and in other countries.

He is honored by many and has impacted the lives of millions.

Engr Matthias Okonoboh is a versatile business management & QHSE consultant and an accredited trainer with a good deal of experience in Business Development, Safety/Quality Management and Community Development & Entrepreneurship Advocate.

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Engr Matthias Okonoboh has worked at managerial levels in various departments including Business Development, Quality, Safety and Environment and in a wide spectrum of industries,encompassing Railway, Construction, Manufacturing, Local Authorities, and the Nation Health Service (NHS) UK. Previously, he was Health, Safety & Security Manager (Construction and Tunnelling) respectively at the Greenline underground project on the multi-billion Qatar Rail Development Project; the channel tunnel project – London; and Site Control Manager, London Underground.

 
Engr Okonoboh, as an entrepreneur is the Managing Director of Prosek Consulting Limited – Management Consultants and Seminar Convenor on Corporate Management and Entrepreneurship, and a Trainer/Business Partner on QHSE and Sustainability. He is also the Director of Mega-Step Youth Foundation – Youth Empowerment Initiative that has executed several youth empowerment projects, including the first-of-its-kind Ekpon Music Talent Hunt, in Dec 2021.
 
Matthias Okonoboh is very conversant with grassroot social and infrastructural needs.

He asserts that community development is principally the bedrock of national development.
 
Matthias has a Bachelor Degree in Agriculture from the prestigious University of Benin, a Master Degree (MSc) in Telecommunication Engineering from London, South Bank University, a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Gloucestershire, Advance qualifications in Project Management, and QHSE. He is a member of the Association for Project Managers (UK), a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and Chartered Practitioner in Health & Safety (CMIOSH) – UK. He is a registered management consultant with the Lagos State Government, Nigeria; and an accredited stakeholder with the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC).

He has also been a consultant and assessor at the Vocation & Entrepreneurship Training Programme, Federal University of Agriculture [FUNAAB], Abeokuta, Nigeria.
 
Engr. Matthias Okonoboh is married with three grown-up children and currently works as a self-employed consultant in the United Kingdom and Nigeria.

He is well known in his community as a man that knows his root and loves his people.

In his home town, Ekpon in Igueben Local Government area, he has financed the annual secondary school inter-house sports competition since 2015. He intervened in teacher scarcity in 2016 and 2017 by financing about a year of Youth Corpers’ community financial incentive scheme and the Youth Corpers’ community projects that include the Ekpon Market passenger Sheds. He has provided scholarships for a number of indigent students.

Engr Matthias installed the main sign boards on the Ekpon-Agbor Express Road and also instigated the Light-Up-The-Community project that was jointly financed by Ekpon indigenes in the UK.

He has been very much involved in every community project from road-grading to Health Centres.

Engr. Matt Okonoboh was the Vice Chairman of Esan Community Association, United Kingdom.

He is also a recipient of the Edo Icon Award based on his youth empowerment and entrepreneurship programmes.
 
Engr Matthias Okonoboh believes that the local government can do much more to justify its existence in Igueben Local Government Area and he believes that as a man that has been involved in community development and youth empowerment, He is the best man for the job.

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