Ayo Sokale is a Civil Engineer and a BBC Bitesize Science Presenter.
Ayo possesses an array of talents and expertise, placing her at the cutting edge of the evolving scientific, environmental and media landscape.
A Chartered Civil Engineer and Project Manager for the Environment Agency in Eastern England, Ayo is a popular Keynote Speaker on the environment and sustainability.
She was a Graduate Civil Engineer on the Environment Agency’s training scheme, where she undertook internal and external placements, which enabled her to sign off her ICE training agreement in 2.5 years and achieve CEng in 3 years.
Ayo was selected as one of Professor Lord Robert Mair’s Future Leaders for his year as President of the ICE. She is one of the ICE’s Water Superheroes aptly named Eco Warrior (previously Angel). She is a popular inspirational Speaker, particularly when it comes to inspiring young people to pursue STEM subjects.
Ayo Sokale is a STEM ambassador and mentor, encouraging others to take up careers in Civil Engineering. She was also nominated for the Top 50 Women in Engineering under 35 initiative run by The Telegraph in partnership with The Women’s Engineering Society and is an in-demand Diversity and Inclusion Speaker.
Ayo has a diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome and is an empathetic and inspirational keynote speaker on autism, neurodiversity and mental health challenges.