Translantic Development Limited (TDL) is a leading provider of environmental, social, health, safety, risk, climate and sustainability consulting related services. Our team has over 15 years collective experience with a multidisciplinary, yet, focused approach to managing and mitigating sustainability challenges in line with relevant standards.
A brief about our team of consultants:
- Experienced in managing land negotiation, acquisition, resettlement planning and livelihoods restoration for development projects that meet IFC PS, World Bank Safeguard Policies, AfDB, EPFIs’ requirements and other international best practices and local/national laws. Our consultants also have vast knowledge and skills in conducting ESIA, ESDD, CNA, CDP and SEMP for various projects bespoke to our clients’ needs.
- Global, multi-disciplinary teams with expertise and local language knowledge of project areas and locations.
- In-depth knowledge of environmental and social risks and impacts associated with solar, power, oil & gas, mining, wind farm, industrial agriculture and other infrastructural projects in developing countries across nations in Africa and beyond.
- Strong client focus and proven track record of delivering cost-effective ESG solutions with unwavering quality.
C.E.O / Managing Consultant: Dr. Bankole Allibay
Dr. Bankole Allibay is the Social Performance Partner at TDL. He has over 15 years’ experience in Environmental Social and Governance consultancy working in various sector for lenders’, governments, development institutions and non-governmental agencies. Over the last fifteen years, he has specialised in project impact life-cycle analyses and management. Bankole has established core expertise in working with multiple stakeholders to deliver participatory and sustainable development solutions, throughout project life-cycle. He has an in-depth knowledge of international best practice standards for lenders specific and industry specific requirements. He is an internationally published sustainability and multidisciplinary scholar and practitioner-researcher. Bankole holds a Doctorate Degree in Social Performance from Middlesex University in London and several sustainability affiliations.
Business Development Manager & Senior Consultant: Tolulope Adegbite
Tolulope Adegbite is a Senior Consultant and Business Development Manager with TDL with over 14 years’ experience. She is responsible for coordinating existing and new clients, project management and providing Environmental and social risk management – related solutions for clients. Her field of expertise is in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Environmental & Social Compliance Monitoring & Due Diligence, Health & Safety, Multiple Stakeholder Engagement and social risk management systems consistent with IFC performance standards and WBG EHS guidelines. Tolu has worked within the public and private sectors ensuring organizations comply with national and international regulations, standards and guidelines and adopting Good International Industry practices.
She has a degree in applied biochemistry and a Master’s degree in Environmental Protection and Management from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She is a proficient trainer having facilitated several sustainability trainings for different financial institutions. She participates in voluntary activities to promote Sustainable Development and enjoys mentoring and motivating youths.
Professional Community Relations Expert: Deogratias Mruah
Deogracia Mruah is an experienced Social Performance expert with over 14 years’ experience. At TDL, Deo is the Principal Social Consultant, and Team Lead Tanzania Country Office. He is proficient in project social impact life-cycle analyses with extensive knowledge and experience across several sectors in the African market. Deo possess extensive knowledge and experience in analyzing project impacts and designing bespoke mitigation and management procedures in line with requisite local and national laws and essentially in line with international best practices for lenders and industry specific requirements. As a Field Manager and Country Lead, Deo has successfully managed many national and international project.
Deo holds a Bachelors in Sustainable Development from University of Dar Es Salaam and a Master in Sustainability with Specialty in Social Impact Management from Bradford University, United Kingdom.
International Development Consultant: Deborah Ikhile
Dr. Deborah Ikhile is an experienced international development consultant and multidisciplinary researcher with over 9 years’ experience conducting multiple stakeholder engagement, assessing and managing environmental, social and health impacts across a variety of industries including mining, healthcare, power, and agriculture. Deborah works as the Project Manager and Stakeholder Engagement Lead at TDL. She has technical expertise in social and health impact assessment and management; primary healthcare system strengthening; community and health needs assessment; developing and implementing livelihood restoration strategies; general impact management planning and strategic fragility, conflict and vulnerability management.
Deborah holds a certificate in Sustainability Principles and Practices from Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA, a Project Management Certification PMI, USA, an MSc. in Sustainable Planning and Environmental Management from the University of Hertfordshire UK, Masters in Public Health from Nottingham Trent University and Ph.D. in Public Health at Nottingham Trent University. In 2017, she won Prestigious Barbara Rosenblum Dissertation Award from the Sociologists of Women in Society (United States of America) for her Ph.D. research on breast cancer in women.
Consultant/Team Lead: Abisola Ijaodola
Abisola Ijaodola is the Team Lead at TDL, Nigeria. She is an Environmental, Social, Health & Safety Consultant with over 8 years’ professional experience. She plays a vital role in operations, project execution, leading multiple stakeholder engagements and managing clients’ engagements. Her field of expertise is in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Environmental & Social Compliance Monitoring & Due Diligence, Health & Safety, Multiple Stakeholder Engagement and Training. She has conducted ESDDs across different industries in Nigeria. She also possesses strong analytical and presentation skills, which makes her reports detailed and easy to understand. Abisola holds an M.Sc in Health, Safety and Environmental Management from University of South Wales, UK.
International Social Consultant: Elfreda Acquaye
Elfreda is an International Social Development consultant with over 8 years’ experience as a social consultant and development researcher. She is a Senior Consultant and Research Lead at TDL. Her development research and practice experience, covers the entire project impact life-cycle, which also includes cumulative impacts. Essentially, Elfreda is proficient in ESDD, Socioeconomic Baseline Studies, Livelihood Research and Improvement Programs, Multiple Stakeholder Engagement, Human Capital Development and Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and other social related researches. Elfreda has extensive knowledge of qualitative and quantitative studies and data analysis using univariates, bivariate and multivariate analytical tools and methods.
Elfreda has a First-class degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana and a joint Master’s degree in Sustainable Planning from the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany and KNUST.
GIS/ Sustainability Consultant: Enoch Berko-Ampofo
Engr. Enoch Nana Berko-Ampofo is an experienced International Sustainability Consultant, with over 10 years’ experience providing a range of end-to-end sustainability solutions. At TDL, Enoch is a Senior Consultant Project Manager and Leads the GIS Practice. Over the years, Enoch has demonstrated excellent knowledge and expertise in multidisciplinary sustainability solutions for project impact lifecycle. Essentially, he manages the project baselines, impact management and due diligence portfolios for projects in line with local and national laws and essentially in line with international best practice. Enoch’s experience span sectors such as Mining, Power and Renewable Energy, Oil and Gas, Industrial Agriculture and Urban Planning. As a practitioner-researcher, he has extensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative surveys and data analyses.
Engr. Enoch is a Certified Project Manager from PMI USA. He holds a first Degree in Geomatic Engineering from University of Mines and Technology Tarkwa, Ghana and MSc in Environmental Sustainability from Technical University of Dortmund, Germany.
Consultant: Ifunanya Uyanwune
Ifunanya Uyanwune is a Consultant with TDL Nigeria. She is a budding diplomat with experience spanning across several industry sectors. Her field of expertise includes; Reporting, multiple stakeholder engagement, research, Socioeconomic baseline survey, monitoring and due diligence, community facilitation & advocacy for sustainable practices. At TDL, Ifunanya plays a vital role in leading day to day business operations and managing clients’ engagement at the Lagos office.
Ifunanya possesses a high level of integrity and target oriented, this makes her a great team player and her communication skills are impeccable. When Ifunanya isn’t on her day job she devotes her time in voluntary activities to promote sustainable development.
Consultant: Olajide Lasisi
Olajide Lasisi is an experienced sustainability consultant, with over two years experience conducting multiple stakeholder engagement and providing a range of end-to-end sustainability solutions for projects. At TDL, Olajide is a reputable ESG consultant with expertise in multidisciplinary sustainability solutions such as multiple stakeholder engagement, research, reporting, Socioeconomic baseline survey, Environmental and Social Due Diligence and community facilitation for developmental projects in various sectors of the economy. He possesses strong analytical and presentation skills. Olajide holds a Bachelors in Physics Education from the Lagos State University, Nigeria.