Nike Folayan

What I Do

Nike is currently Technical Director and the Technical Discipline Leader for within the Transport and infrastructure Division of WSP, an engineering consultancy where she leads a team of telecommunications engineers in the UK and India working on a variety of projects within the transport sector in the UK, Australia, Middle East and Africa. She is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Bio & Background

Nike Folayan MBE is Chartered Electronics Engineer with a doctorate in Electronics engineering.  

Nike is chair and co-founder of AFBE-UK a not for profit organisation which promotes higher achievements in education and engineering particularly among people from black and minority ethnicity (BME) backgrounds. She is also a Trustee at StemettesFutures, Patron at Croydon Supplementary School and on the Engineering industrial panel at the University of Kent. Nike was awarded an MBE for Diversity in Engineering in the Queens 2020 honours list. Nike’s vision is to continue to empower people all around the world to use Engineering as a platform to change the world.