Contact Abiola F Soipe

Areas of expertise

  • Energy and the Environment
  • Energy Policy & Regulation
  • Environment and Health
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Waste Management and Resource Efficiency


Abiola F. Soipe obtained BSc in Surveying and Geoinformatics from University of Lagos (2007), MSc in Geographical Information Systems from University of Leicester (2010) and is currently a researcher at Cranfield University.

Abiola joined Cranfield University in 2018 as a Researcher, currently undergoing research in Energy and Power. PhD area is integration of decision support framework for the evaluation of environmental and social impacts of contaminated land in Nigeria.

Prior to this Abiola worked with Lagos state, Nigeria as a Surveyor Grade 11 in 2009. Abiola also has work experience with Infotech UK Enterprises - a rural payment agency, Reading as a GIS Technicians in 2012 until February 2013, thereafter continue her job with Lagos state as Surveyor/GIS expert in Feb.2013 until she started her research programme in Cranfield University.

Abiola had an industrial experience with Edges Environmental Services Ltd, Abuja, Nigeria as Training Technology Assistance in 2006.

Abiola also gained work experience from Cooke Computers, Leicester by volunteering as a Computer Technicians/IT in 2011- Feb. 2012

Abiola is a registered Surveyor, having been registered with Surveyor Registration Council Of Nigeria (SURCON) in 2014.

Abiola is a member of Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (State and National member)

Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors; Student Member (UK)

University of Leicester Environmental Team; Member

BTCV-Environmental volunteering in Leicestershire and Rutland

SEEM society Cranfield

Research opportunities

An integration of decision support framework for the evaluation of environmental and social impacts of contaminated land in Nigeria.

Current activities

Abiola research interest centre on Sustainable Contaminated Land Management of oil spills sites.

Development of Decision support framework for management of contaminated sites.

Sustainable development.

Use of High Level Operating Windows such as Multicriteria Decision Analysis (MCDA)  framework for combining different view of stakeholders in decision making.

Focus group discussion alongside Participatory GIS (PGIS) for public involvement through the use of map to identifies communities needs and Government intervention.

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Risk mapping for identifying populace at risk and prioritizing resources for best management.