Mrs‘Funto Aina is an Asst Director and Head of the Tree Planting & Maintenance Department of the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency. She is an experienced Health, Safety and Environmental professional with a track record of success in the Food and Environment Industry, Drug and Food Laboratory analysis and over 9years experience in the Safety Profession. She has experience in developing quality management systems, safety inspections and training. She is highly skilled having attended specialized trainings in various managerial skills and a certified Train the Trainer in Safety Skills.
She had her secondary education at the renowned New Era Girls Secondary School, Surulere and graduated with Upper Credit from the prestigious Yaba College of Technology, Lagos in 1988studying Microbiology. In her passion for Safety of lives and property, she pursued certifications in safety. She holds a certificate from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health(CIEH), NEBOSH and the ABIOSH UK – International Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health with distinction. She has a post graduate diploma in HSE management from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, in 2014.
Her vision is to preserve and improve Safety and Health at workplaces and the Environment. She strives at all times to utilize her skills and experience to ensure that Health and Safety Management is key to workplaces.
She started her career as a Middle Manager with the Nigerian Bottling CompanyPLC(Bottlers of Coca-cola) before joining the State Government in 2000. She is a member of Science Association of Nigeria (Lagos State Chapter), an associate member of NILST, NIFST, NISCN (Lagos Chapter), member of the Safety Advocates, OSHAfrica, a Safety Professional and Environmental Scientist.
She is married with beautiful Children.