Emmanuel Oche John
Director of Administration and Strategy of Transportation Growth Initiative (TGI), Prior to the above, he had worked with Federal Road Safety Corps for 19 years as a transport and road safety expert before his secondment to TGI. While working in FRSC, Emmanuel pioneered the advocacy for Non-motorised Transportation, he was the Secretary of the National Stakeholders Committee on Bicycle Transportation, a committee that developed the first ever National Cycling Policy and Strategy for Nigeria, He is also a member of different committees which are pioneering the development of policies, standards and manuals on pedestrian, cycling and mobility for People with Disability in Nigeria. Emmanuel in presently engaged with different international organisations like the United National Environmental Program Kenya and Institute for Transport and Development Policy, New York, EU transport Committee, Sub Sahara Africa Transport Program (SSATP) which are working on the non-motorised transportation policy for Nigeria, a project being coordinated by the Federal Ministry of Transportation.
In his nearly two decades of service with the Government of Nigeria through the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Emmanuel worked in various capacities at the National Headquarters and across the states of Nigeria including as Head of Unit, Non-Motorised Transportation, Staff Officer, Traffic Engineering, Head of road safety State Public Education office in Kwara State, Editorial Board Member of the Voice of Safety Magazine, a publication of FRSC. Abuja City Representative, Urban Mobility Innovation Index (UMii) project with 33 world cities participating and being coordinated by International Association of Public Transport (UITP) in collaboration with the Dubai Government, an ongoing project. Project Manager, African Side, Consortium of select Universities in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Europe for the European Commission Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme. 3. Project Facilitator for the Netherlands/Nigeria fellowship Cooperation for capacity building on Non-Motorised Transportation for stakeholders in Nigeria. Coordinator, Nigerian Side and presenter, Delft Road Safety Course for African. Team member, Study of Velib Bike share program in the City of Paris, France. Team Member, study of urban mobility policy safety and practices with particular emphasis on cycling in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.