Olakunle graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a BEng in Civil Engineering.
In the last 17 years, Olakunle has worked in various industries in the UK and in Nigeria. He has worked for BAM, United Kingdom, Network Rail, Costain West Africa, the Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development, and Dudley construction Limited.
He has gained experience in tunneling, reinforced concrete structures, structural steel structures, piling, water engineering and road construction.
Olakunle is a graduate member of the Institute of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom and a COREN registered Civil Engineer.
Olakunle is working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Civil Engineers UK.