Yetunde Holloway, Chair WIE


Yetunde holds both a first degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

She is a Registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation for Engineering of Nigeria (COREN), a Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE), a Member of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (MNICE), an Associate of Chartered Arbitrators (UK) ACIArb and a member of the Institute of Facility Managers (IFMA).

Yetunde has recently being appointed as an executive director with the Special Committee for Rehabilitation of Public Schools (SCRPS) in Lagos State by the Governor of the State.

She had previously worked with the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation LSDPC), where she held progressive leadership roles in the execution of major projects for the organization. She previously worked locally and internationally in the private sector.

Voluntary responsibilities have included being Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Lagos Branch and a founding Executive of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), Lagos Chapter.

Yetunde always brings a genuine passion and dedication to her work and voluntary assignments that enable her achieve credible and excellent results.
Yetunde mentors several young and aspiring engineers and particularly encourages professional development of females.

She is presently the Chair of the Women in Engineering Committee of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) and her vision includes highlighting the roles of female engineers in achieving the SDGs and “leaving the world a better place”.


WIE Past Chairpersons

Marie-Hélène Therre France 2007-2011
Bashayer Al-Awwad Kuwait 2011-2015
Valerie Agberagba Nigeria 2015-2019