Abiola Sanusi is a qualified teacher and a Prince2 Certified Project Manager. She has a BA and MA in Politics, Development Studies and International Relations from the University of London and Warwick respectively. She also obtained a PGCE in Post Compulsory Education, from the Institute of Education, University of London. Her professional experience includes developing and implementing system reform in both the public and private sector. Abiola specialises in development and humanitarian settings, advocacy and public policy within the context of education, security, gender and youth. She has worked for the UN Economic Commission for Africa, UNICEF, PLAN International, Victims Support Fund, Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), Save the Children, BBC World Trust, Africans Unite Against Child Abuse and Alliances for Africa. She has garnered extensive knowledge on Safe Schools and chairs the sub-committee responsible for implementation in Nigeria. Abiola has a certificate from the Sphere Project: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response.