Meet The Mentors
Jacob Akpan P.Eng
Jacob Akpan is a Professional Engineer. He has a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering and a Masters degree in Environmental management from the UK.
He migrated to Canada in 2011, he has successfully overcome the the hurdles of professional Engineering licencing in Saskatchewan Canada by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geo-sciences (APEGS).
He has diverse experience in the upstream oil and gas sector and vast experience in gas pipeline operation and hydraulic modelling.
With up to 8 years of gas pipeline experience in Canada, Jacob is willing to assist prospective and new Engineers in training and professional Engineers get into the Canadian work force as quickly as possible by overcoming regulatory requirement required to practice in Canada. In addition ensure immigrants are getting and acing their job interview by ensuring their resume are strong enough and one-on-one interview coaching sessions.
Dr. Adeola Olubamiji
Dr. Adeola olubamiji is a 3D-Printing Specialist, Innovation Evangelist, Career Coach. She bagged a Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.
She relocated to Canada in 2012 and has a total of 7 years of Industrial and Research Experience that cuts across Biomedical, Aerospace & Automotive Industries.
Having lived in Nigeria, Finland, Canada and the USA and crossed from one industry to another with ease, she would like to help new immigrants understand how they too can navigate with their foreign degrees.
She also currently run a mentorship program with track records of successes related to career mapping, career transition, pay negotiation and how to strategize for getting promoted. Lastly, I have recently passed through where you are intending to venture into, and moved quickly in my career into a high paying career within a 3.5 year period. It is my hope that I can show you the ropes and help you with the information you need to build the skill sets needed to bargain for such pay and teach you how to also bargain tough without getting scared.