Dr Ogunshakin has been responsible for the strategic repositioning and significant growth of ACE over the last 14 years. He was responsible for the planning and execution of
Environmental Industries Commission acquisition and the launch of Victoria Street Capital Ltd, the commercial arm of ACE.
In March 2018, it was announced that Nelson will be leaving ACE to become the new chief executive at the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).
The exact timings of his departure will be confirmed once a replacement is lined-up. Nelson will then move to join ACE's Advisory Board as its vice chair.
Previously, Nelson was Managing Director of AEO Group, worked in many executive board director level positions with multidisciplinary consultancies and contracting business including WSP, HPR and Carillion. Nelson is a Fellow of Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), holds MSC in Construction Management and MBA in strategic planning and corporate
He has over 30 years corporate and project experience gained in Europe, Africa,
Middle East, Asia and Americas. He was the inaugural industry chair of the UK National
Infrastructure Plan Strategic Engagement Forum, past Board member of ICE, Chairman of Thomas Telford Ltd, 2011-2015 and currently a Board member of Transport for London and Chair of Investment Committee at ARM-Harith Infrastructure Funds.