Dr. Fola Rogers-Saliu is the Executive Director, Human Resources and Administration for Sifax Group, a Nigerian Conglomerate with subsidiaries in Maritime, Aviation, Hospitality, Haulage & Logistics, and Oil & Gas. The group has a workforce of over 2000 staff across the country.
Dr. Fola Rogers-Saliu, has a PhD in Education & Counseling Psychology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria; a Post-Graduate Certificate in Emotional Education (PGCEE), from University of Derby, UK, and Post-Graduate Diploma in International Health Consultancy from University of Liverpool (School of Tropical Medicine), UK. She is also a Certified Emotional Intelligence Performer (EICP). Her Ph.D. thesis and research on ‘Communication Skills Training and Problem Solving Techniques to improve the competence of School Administrators’ had fueled her interest, and later career, in Human Resource across Corporate entities, Non-Government Organizations and Institutions in Nigeria and the UK. Prior to relocating to the UK, she worked extensively as a Consultant to many Private Organizations, Schools, Government Programmes and Non-Government organizations. Her focus was on Training and Recruitment of Personnel and providing Curricula contents for Schools and colleges.
While in the UK, Dr. Rogers was a Manager on the African Emotional Support Service with Terrence Higgins Trust (The largest charity for sexual health and HIV in Europe). She was an Accredited Mentor to African Service Development Organizations. She also created and developed ‘Maisha Mema’ Group work model for African clients. She was also a visiting lecturer to various Universities in London on the Practitioner’s Programme.
On her return to Nigeria from the UK she worked as a Service provider on the World Bank-funded Lagos State Eko Project. It was a four-year Human Capital development program for the training of Secondary School Teachers and Administrators in Lagos State.