Nasir A. Shinkafi – Chief Information Security & Business Continuity Officer

Chartered IT Professional and Telecoms Consultant, ICT and Project Director, Community Leader, Volunteer Mentor, Philanthropist and Administrator par excellence with Ph.D. in Wireless Communications having research interest in Underwater Wireless Communications (UWC) and Cellular based Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications who had published in several journals and IEEE conference articles. Nasir is an Ericsson Certified Customer Project Manager and Experienced Consulting and System Integrator with a track record of handing complex projects. He has vast experience working with private and public sectors as well as multinationals while at NITEL, MTN Nigeria & Uganda ,Airtel, Ericsson Nigeria & KSA, NHIS and University Community at Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU,Katsina) & Usman Dan-Fodio University, Sokoto (UDUS). Prior to his appointment as GBB CISBCO, he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Backbone Connectivity Networks(BCN) where he championed the company’s digital economy transformation and broadband expansion initiatives in Nigeria and Sub-saharan Africa. Nasir is married with children and plays Chess and Golf cheerfully during his free moments.