The Profile Of The New NAMA Managing Director/CEO
Engr. Mohammed Odunowo is the new Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency(NAMA).
He replaces the former Acting Managing Director, Mr. Matthew Pwajok.
Mohammed Odunowo is an exceptionally accomplished professional with a diverse range of expertise in the Aviation, Security, and Consulting industry.
With over 25 years of experience, he has solidified his reputation as an authoritative figure in Aviation and Aviation Security, Business Administration, and Strategy.
His journey in the aviation industry began with an A&P Mechanic License from the School of Aviation Zaria. Recognising the importance of continuous learning, he further pursued his passion by obtaining an Avionics Degree and a Bachelor’s in Aerospace Science from a prestigious institution in the United States.
Throughout his remarkable career, Mohammed has held significant roles at renowned organisations, including National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for six years and Accenture USA for another eight years, where he made substantial contributions to their respective domains.
His profound understanding of the aviation industry, combined with his strategic acumen and adept people management skills, has proven invaluable and facilitated successful collaborations with various departments of the US Government.
Notably, he has played a key role in security solution development and implementation at esteemed institutions such as the Department of Justice (DOJ), Defense & Logistics Agency (DLA), and NASA.
In addition to his outstanding professional background, Mohammed holds a Flight Engineer License, showcasing his exceptional qualifications in the aviation field.
Moreover, he has obtained extensive certifications in Aerodrome Management and Airspace Management, underscoring his commitment to continuous professional development and his comprehensive understanding of these critical areas.
A notable accomplishment in Mohammed’s career was his involvement in the team that spearheaded the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Master plan on Transportation Security following the 9/11 attacks.
This experience highlights his exceptional contributions to enhancing security measures within the transportation sector, reflecting his unwavering dedication to ensuring public safety.
Motivated by an unwavering commitment to aviation safety, Mohammed possesses extensive knowledge in Aviation Cyber Security.
This reflects his dedication to staying at the forefront of industry advancements and addressing the ever-evolving challenges of cyber security in the aviation sector.
Mohammed Odunowo brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Nigerian aviation sector.
His outstanding track record, coupled with his strategic mindset and strong leadership abilities, make him an invaluable asset.
He is highly motivated, results-oriented, and deeply committed to making a significant contribution to the country at large.
His extensive experience and exceptional qualifications position him as a highly sought-after professional in the aviation industry.
He was recently approved as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Until his appointment, he was the Director of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards (DAAS) in Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).