Prof. David O. OLUKANNI, had his Bachelors (B.Eng.) in Civil Engineering from the University of Ilorin and Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from Covenant University with research focus in Water Resource and Environmental Engineering. He is a Fulbright Fellow to the United State where he studied at the University of Oklahoma, Norman and researched at North Carolina State University, U.S.A. He worked on EESC-A and currently working on InVEST Projects with the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. He has won awards and grants for research, and travel Scholarships to International Conferences abroad on Water and Environmental related issues. He is a registered member of the following learned and professional associations: Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN); Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE); American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); Fulbright Alumni Association of Nigeria (FAAN); Water Environment Federation (WEF); Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and the State Alumni.gov. He has over 20 years of Academia and industry Experience. He has participated in many Civil Engineering projects where he worked with consultants and construction companies and have many jobs completed to his credit. He has published on issues that relates to water and the environment in book chapters, local and International Reputable Journals. He served as the Head of Civil Engineering Department; and as the Director of Quality Assurance and Academic Standards for Covenant University. He currently serves as the Pioneer Director of Covenant University Central Instrumentation Research Facility (CUCIRF). A centre dedicated to serving academia, industry and government institutions by providing a central facility of latest and advanced analytical equipment for research, accreditation, consulting and training. He is a visiting scholar to the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University. He serves on the Editorial Board and also as a reviewer for many journals. He also serves as assessor and external examiner for postgraduate dissertations and thesis in some Universities. Some selected administrative responsibilities amongst others are: Member, Covenant University Site Projects Completion Task Force; Civil Engineering Course Adviser; Chair, Waste to Wealth Initiative Team; Team Leader, University Internal Accreditation Panel for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs; LFC Editorial Board member; Dominion Bookstore Board member; and served as the Deputy Chaplain in the University Chaplaincy. His current area of research includes: Waste Management and Its applications; Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management; Wastewater Treatment System; Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) programs; Rural/Urban Sanitation and Hygiene studies; Water Supply in rural and urban communities. He teaches courses in Civil Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, and has supervised and mentored several students towards the award of their various degrees. He has keen interest in Engineering Education with strong passion for sustainability. He is the cluster head: Urban Environmental Issues and National Development at Covenant University, the leading and fast-growing university in Nigeria. He is a recipient of the European Commission Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme Grant which supports mobility of students, faculty and staff within Africa, with the overall objective of enhancing human capital development in Africa, while strengthening intra-African collaboration in higher education as called for by Agenda 2063. He is an Ordained Pastor in the Living Faith Church, a member of the Operational Review Committee of the Children’s Church and serves in the Senior-Teens arm of the Church in Canaanland. He enjoys Reading, meditating, designing, singing, travelling, sporting and meeting people. He is happily married and the marriage is blessed with children.