OLUSEGUN E. OGUNYANNWO

OLUSEGUN E. OGUNYANNWO

FICMC, FSPSP, CEDR (UK) & MTI (US) Accredited Mediator

  • Author
  • Trainer
  • Engineer
  • Mediator
  • Negotiator
  • Consultant
  • Conciliator
  • Peace-Agent
  • Psycho-Analyst
  • Conflict Analyst
  • Marriage Counselor
  • Communication Expert
  • Certified Public-Speaker
  • CEDR (London) Accredited Mediator
  • MTI (US) Certified Professional in Workplace Mediation

BRIEF PROFILE OF ‘SEGUN OGUNYANNWO

‘Segun is an acclaimed mediator and trainer of mediators. He holds a first degree in Mechanical Engineering with extensive experience in Training and Human Capital Development. He brings to the mediation process, the creativity and ingenuity of an Engineer – calling the process, “Human Engineering“. He also holds a Masters’ degree in “Peace and Conflict Studies”.

’Segun has consulted for and trained mediators for the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Mid-Western Oil and Gas (MWOG), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), German Agency for International Development (GIZ), DFID: Justice for All (J4A), Mercy Corps (MC), International Republican Institute (IRI), West African Network for Peace-building (WANEP), Kofi Annan International Peace-making Training Centre (KAIPTC), Heartland Alliance Int’l (HAI), International Rescue Committee (IRC), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Partnership Initiatives In the Niger Delta (PIND), etc.

He Consulted for the UNDP Integrated Peacebuilding Program for Nigeria’s Farmers/Herders Crisis in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States. He won the international ‘Call for Consultants’ to conduct the Neutral Mediation, Dialogue Facilitation and Training of Trainers (TOT) certification courses for staff of Danish Demining Group (DDG) an arm of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC).

‘Segun wrote the proposal for the establishment of the Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse (LMDC) and served as the first in-house mediator. He also wrote the proposals for the establishment of the Kano, Uyo and Ogun Multi-Door Courthouses (MDCs) and served as Consultant on the projects. He is presently consulting for GIZ for the establishment of the Plateau and Niger States MDCs.

He is the first Nigerian to receive the prestigious International Mediation Accreditation from the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London. He is also an MTI-US Certified Professional in Workplace Mediation and has certification in Preventive Peace-building from the West Africa Network for Peace-building (WANEP)

He is the President of Mediation Training Institute (MTI-Nigeria). He is the immediate past Registrar/CEO, Member, Governing Council of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC). He is a Fellow of the Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP)

He is on the Panels of Neutrals of the Abuja, Kano and Ogun Multi-Door Courthouses, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC); Member, Boards of Trustees of International Institute for Leadership and Governance (INILAG), Initiative for African Peace (Afri-Peace) and Network of African Peace-builders (NAPS).

He is one of the consultants and facilitators for the UNDP sponsored project for Civilian Joint Task Force and Vigilante Groups from the North East. He was a consultant on the Presidential Amnesty Program for ex-militants of the Niger Delta.

’Segun conducts the ADR Professional Skills Certification course for students of the Nigerian Law School in ALL the campuses and was ‘Judge’ for the National Client Interviewing and Counseling Skills Competition for University Law Students. He has done extensive research on the Effects of Personality Types on Team-building and Organizational Performance; the Financial Cost of Un-resolved Workplace Conflicts and the Application of ADR in the Criminal Justice System

’Segun is the author of The Effective Mediator, a resource material for practicing and aspiring mediators. He loves peace and people, demonstrating deep knowledge and understanding of human nature. He is adjudged one of the best mediators and trainers of mediators in Africa and has been appointed as an Ambassador for Peace by the Universal Peace Federation.

CURRICULUM VITAE

‘SEGUN OGUNYANNWO,

FICMC, FSPSP, MA (Peace & Conflict Studies)

CEDR (London) & MTI (US) Accredited Mediator

An enthusiastic, energetic, dedicated and service-oriented engineer, peace-builder, mediator and human capital development expert with deep knowledge and understanding of human nature. He is perpetually seeking means and ways of positively imparting and impacting the society by promoting peace, neighborly love and harmonious coexistence. He is also committed to sustaining service and people-oriented organizations of acceptable international standards that are focused to meet the challenges and competitions of the emerging global village.

PERSONAL DETAILS

FULL NAME:                        OGUNYANNWO, Emmanuel Olusegun

ADDRESS:                           The ADR Centre, 9, Port Harcourt Crescent

Off Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Garki, Abuja                                             

TELEPHONE:                      08034071812, 08051221935, 08031115115

E-MAIL:                                 segun66@yahoo.com,

DATE OF BIRTH:               November 26, 1966

MARITAL STATUS:           Married

NATIONALITY:                    Nigerian

STATE OF ORIGIN:            Ogun

LOCAL GOV. AREA:          Sagamu

QUALIFICATIONS

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED                                 CERTIFICATES AWARDED/AWAITED

1. UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN                                 MA Peace & Conflict Studies 

2. UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS                                  BSc. Mechanical Engineering

3. HUSSEY COLLEGE, WARRI                            West Africa School Certificate

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES                                                         

  1. CEDR ACCREDITED MEDIATOR: CEDR – Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, London
  • CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN WORKPLACE MEDIATION: Mediation Training Institute, US
  • PREVENTIVE PEACE-BUILDING – West Africa Network for Peace-Building (WANEP).
  • MEDIATION CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION – Conflict Transformation Institute, Denver, USA

JOB/WORK EXPERIENCE

  1. Place:                  Mediation Training Institute (MTI-Nigeria)

Position:             President/Founder

Duties:                 Mediation Research, Training and Practice; Establishment of Multi-Door and Mediation Centres; ADR Consultancy; Corporate Dispute Systems Design  

Period:                May 2006 – Date

  • Place:                  Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC)

Position:             Registrar/CEO, Fellow and Member, Governing Council

Duties:                 In charge of the Registry and day to day activities of the Institute

Period:                November 2014 – December 2020

  • Place:                  Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC)

Position:             Director of Training, Vice President, Fellow and Member, Governing Council

Duties:                 i)Organized and coordinated all the training programmes of the Institute

                              ii)Trained mediators and conciliators locally and internationally       

Period:                July 2003 – November 2014

  • Place:                  Lagos Multi-door Courthouse (LMDC)*

[First Court-Annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre in Africa]

Position:             In-house Mediator/Manager, Training/Project Coordinator

Duties:                 Designed and facilitated training programmes, handled mediation services

Period:                August 2000 – July 2003

*was privileged to have written and defended proposal for the establishment of the LMDC

  • Place:                  Avee Consult Nig. Ltd.

Position:             Operations Manager

Duties:                 Training and Manpower Development Services, Engineering Maintenance

                              and Consultancy

Period:                June 1993 – July 2000

  • Place:                  Relentech Specialists Nig. Ltd.

Position:             Project Engineer

Client:                  Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)

Project:               Construction of Noise Level Reduction Cubicles

Duties:                 Coordinated the day-to-day activities and in-house training programmes

Period:                May 1991 – June 1993

  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

Employer:          Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)

Duties:                 i) Examination of production reports from oil companies

ii) Inspection of oil companies’ production stations

Period:                March 1990 – March 1991

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS

  1. Member, ADR Committee, High Court of the FCT, Abuja
  2. Member, Sorting Committee, High Court of the FCT, Abuja
  3. Ambassador for Peace from the Universal Peace Federation
  4. Member, Board of Trustees, Initiative for African Peace (Afri-Peace)
  5. Millennium Development Ambassador from Teachers Without Borders
  6. Member, Board of Trustees, Network of African Peace-builders (NAPS)
  7. Member, Panel of Neutrals, National Communications Commission (NCC)
  8. Member, Panels of Neutrals, Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Ogun Multi-Door Courthouses
  9. Member, Governing Council, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC)
  10. Member, Consultative Roundtable; National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
  11. Member, Board of Trustees, International Institute for Leadership and Governance (INILAG)

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  1. The Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse (LMDC) – (wrote and defended proposal, monitored project execution and served as first professional In-house Mediator), Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Also wrote proposals for establishment of Kano, Uyo and Ogun Multi-Door Courthouses
  • Mediation Skills Training for Traditional Rulers and other Key Stakeholders in Markurdi, Benue State –under the auspices of the British Council (DFID)
  • Negotiation and Mediation Skills Training for Women, Lawyers and other Key Stakeholders in Jos, Abuja, Minna, and Maiduguri – German Agency for International Development (GIZ)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training for Traditional Rulers, Lawyers, Judicial Officers and other Key Stakeholders in Enugu, Abuja, Kaduna and Bayelsa States –under the auspices of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training for critical stakeholders in 6 geo-political zones under the National Orientation Agency (NOA).
  • Training of key-officers of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – Lagos, Abuja, Jos, Kaduna, Bauchi, Uyo and Enugu
  • Mediation Skills Training for Lawyers and other professionals for DCON Consulting
  • Assessment of Non-Court-Connected ADR Mechanisms In Lagos, Kano, Anambra, Enugu and the FCT – under the auspices of Justice for All Programme (J4A)
  1. Training and Accreditation of Mediators and Conciliators for Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators – Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Markurdi, Port Harcourt, Enugu, Jos
  1. Mediation Skills Training and Accreditation of Key Stakeholders for the Network of African Peace-builders (NAPS) in Adikpo, Benue State.
  1. Training of “Early-Warning Monitors and Preventive Peace-Builders” in South West Nigeria for the West African Network for Peace-building (WANEP)
  1. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training for Legislators (Benue, Ondo & Lagos States)
  1. Negotiation and Conflict Management Training for MTN, Etisalat and Ecobank, Nigeria.
  1. Design and Construction of Noise Level Reduction Cubicles – Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Warri
  1. Design and Prototype Construction of a Mechanical Device for Patterning Clothes – University of Lagos (UNILAG).

RESEARCH WORK

  1. The Effect of Personality Types on Team-Building and Organizational Performance
  2. The Financial Cost of Unresolved Workplace Conflicts
  3. The Role of Women in Peace-building
  4. Determining the BEST ADR mechanisms for the Effective Administration of Justice
  5. The place of ADR in Promoting Peace and Harmonious Coexistence in the Society
  6. Electoral Conflicts – The ADR Approach
  7. Application of ADR in the Criminal Justice System
  8. Application of ADR in Trade Unions and Associations

BOOKS WRITTEN

  1. The Effective Mediator
  2. The Role of Women in Peace-building

REFEREES

  1. PROF. ISAAC OLAWALE ALBERT

Dean, Faculty of Multidisciplinary Studies

University of Ibadan

Tel: 0803-383-4639; E-mail: ioalbert@hotmail.com                  

  • PROF. LAWAL ALHASSAN BICHI

Director, Department of Academic Standards

National Universities Commission (NUC)

Maitama, Abuja

Tel: 0803-787-4049, 0808-085-1727; E-mail: labichi1955@yahoo.com

  • DR. LOUIS BROWN OGBEIFUN

President, African Initiative for Transparency, Accountability and Leadership (Afri-Tal)

9, Port Plaza, Port Harcourt Crescent, off Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Garki, Abuja

Tel: 0803-659-1794, 0802-779-8808; E-mail: louis.ogbeifun@gmail.com

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