Bernard Obika

Senior Technical Director, High Volume Transport Applied Research

Over 30 years of experience in Transportation and Infrastructure finance, predominantly working in Africa, Central Asia, The Pacific, Europe and the UK.

Bernard is currently undertaking the role of Team Leader for the High Volume Transport (HVT) Applied Research Programme.

Prior to joining the HVT Team,  he was the Managing Director at Roughton Group.  

Bernard has over 30 years of experience in transportation and infrastructure finance. Previous employers include the World Bank in Washington D.C, DFID and Owen Williams.  

He has been directly responsible for overall direction and management of over 50 major infrastructure projects, predominantly in Africa, Central Asia, The Pacific, the UK and Europe. These projects have been funded by private clients as well as most of the major MDB’s.  

He has successfully delivered these project through leadership, results focus and ability to manage and  foster productive partnership and collaboration. 

Qualifications

  • PhD Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK.
  • MSc Engineering Geology, Queen Mary’s College, University of London, UK.
  • BSc (Hons), University of Lancaster, UK.