Profile of Engr Felix Atume, Former COREN Registrar

ENGR. FELIX ATUME, FNSE mni

Mission Statement
My mission as the Vice President will be to support the vision and mission of NSE using my vast experience as the Executive Secretary of NSE, the Secretary General of FAOE and the Registrar of COREN.

Education
· National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru
Member National Institute (mni) 2002

· Benue State University, Makurdi
MBA (Management) 2001

· Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
M.SC (Highway Engineering & Transportation) 1992

· Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
B.Eng. (Civil) 1981

· Government College, Keffi
West African School Certificate 1976

Work History
Site Engineer (NYSC)
School of Nursing, Abeokuta, Ogun State 1981-1982

Assistant Divisional Engineer
Ministry of Works, Makurdi, Benue State 1982-1984

Divisional Engineer
Ministry of Works, Oguma-Bassa Local Government 1984-1985

Divisional Engineer
Ministry of Works, Gboko Local Government 1986-1988

Divisional Engineer
Ministry of Works, Katsina-Ala Local Government 1988-1990

Resident Engineer
Okaba-Ankpa and Awajir-Oju Road project 1990-1991

Chief Resident Engineer
Makurdi Beach project and Township Roads 1992-1993

Director
Benue State Rural Development Agency (BERDA), Makurdi 1994-1997

Honourable Commissioner
Benue State Ministry of Works & Housing, Makurdi 1997-1999

personal activities
Branch Secretary
Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Makurdi 1986-1992

Branch Chairman
Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Makurdi 1993-2000

Director Membership Services
Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), HQ 2000-2002

Executive Secretary
Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) 2003-2006

Senior Lecturer
Federal University of Technology, Minna 2006-2007

Senior Lecturer
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi 1992-date

Registrar
Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) 2007-2013

Secretary General
Federation of African Organization of Engineers (FAOE) 2008-2012

Chairman & Principal Partner
AD-Team Limited 2013-date

Chairman Board of Fellows
Nigeria Society of Engineers Jan. 2018-date

membership of nse committees
Chairman
NSE Committee on Ethics and Business Integrity

Member
Infrastructure and Women in Engineering Committee

Secretary
Road Infrastructure Institutional Framework Committee

Member
International Affairs Committee

Member
Presidential Committee on Preparation of Position Paper on Cost of Engineering Projects

Member
Board of NSE Engineering Practice and Resource Centre

Attended
Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) AGM 1987- Date

Attended
Council of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) 1994-2012

personal profile
Has designed, constructed, supervised and maintained Bridges, Highways, Public Buildings, dams and Water supplies worth Billions of Naira
Has been a successful public servant rising to the post of Honourable Commissioner of Works in Benue state of Nigeria.
Rose through the ranks to the post of Director of Civil Engineering in the Benue state Civil Service
Is fully committed to the development of engineering in Nigeria.
Fully committed to mentoring engineering students and researchers.
Chairman, NSE Committee on Ethics and Business Integrity(2010-Date)
Successfully organized many Engineering Workshops as the Executive Secretary of NSE and the Registrar of COREN
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Member, National Institute, mni
Registered Engineer with COREN
Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers FNSE
Member, Institute of Highway and Transportation MIHT
Fellow, Institute of Structural Engineers FNIStructE
Member American Society of Civil Engineers MASCE
Fellow Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers FNICE
HONOURS/AWARDS
NICE Abuja Merit Award 2012
NSE Presidential Award 2011
Honorary Fellow – Nigerian Association of Technologist in Engineering, NATE 2009
Nigerian Institute of Architects, Merit Award 2004
NUJ Merit Award 1998
Award Best organized Branch of NSE 1997
Skills & Abilities
Expert on Public Private Partnership, PPP projects
Expert on Public Policy
Ability to effectively manage human and capital resources
Result driven
Self-motivated and resourceful
Ability to develop and strengthen management team to maximize productivity and efficiency
community service
Proprietor Unique Schools, Makurdi (Primary & Secondary School)
Proprietor Makurdi Business School
Chairman Felix Atume Foundation.
Patron Mount La Salle Old Students Association
Patron Bunaka Community Secondary School (Built by Engr. Atume)
Owner OnovMba Ando Community Hospital. (Built by Engr. Felix Atume)
membership of clubs
IBB International Golf Club, Abuja.
Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos
Makurdi Club 1930, Makurdi
Abuja Country Club, Abuja
Lagos Country Club, Lagos
Communication
Excellent Communication skills in English, Tiv, and Hausa languages respectively.

persona life
Felix Atume is a devout Christian and is happily married to Juliana Atume, and the marriage is blessed with many children

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