Engr. Felix Teddy Nyado, fsi
Management Systems Certification - SON
Felix Teddy Nyado (Born 17 July 1964) is a Chartered Chemical Engineer, technocrat, peace scholar, enforcement strategist, M&E expert, standards writer and current Director of Management Systems Certification at Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON). He is also a Lead Auditor in Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015), Occupational Health and Safety Systems (NIS BS 18001), and Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001). He has been a Director of Corporate Affairs and SON Consult, and Operations. He was also Head of Department of Chemical Technology, Enforcement, Quality Assurance, Monitoring and Evaluation and International Standardization also at Standards Organisation of Nigeria. As Group Head International Standardization, he coordinated Nigeria’s inputs into the fifty-two (52) ISO Technical Committee projects where Nigeria is a participating member.
He was born at Luyor Gwara in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State and was educated at Centre of Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin (2019/2020 academic session); National Institute of Security Studies, Abuja (2013); University of Lagos, Akoka (1991-1992); University of Port Harcourt, Choba (1982-1987); Birabi Memorial Grammar School, Bori (1979-1981); Sacred Heart Seminary, Port Harcourt (1976-1979) and; State School Ibadan Street, Port Harcourt (1971-1976). He has certifications as Fellow of Security Institute, Master and bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering, West African School Certificate and First School Leaving certificate.
Engr. Nyado worked at Shell Petroleum Development Company, NNPC R&D and Metalloplastica Nigeria Limited as a trainee Chemical Engineer during his undergraduate studies. He began his Public Service career as a standard Engineer II at SON in November 1988 and has had 33 years of standardization and quality assurance experience both in Nigeria and abroad.
He initiated and developed a National Market Surveillance System for Nigeria that is helping SON enforce standards at the industrial, service, market and household levels.
He is an international expert and member of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and African Regional Organization for Standardization (ARSO) Project and Technical Committees on Governance of Organizations (ISO/TC 309); Human Resource Management (ISO/TC 260); Anti-bribery Management System (ISO/PC 278); Facility Management (ISO/TC 267); Biotechnology (ISO/PC 277); Petroleum and related products, fuels and lubricants from natural or synthetic sources (ISO/TC 28); Sustainable Procurement (ISO/PC 276); Tourism and Related Services (ISO/TC 228) and; African Traditional Medicine (ARSO/THC 13).
He is a recipient of many fellowship awards, a community Leader and holds membership of Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators, and Ikoyi Club 1938.
He is married to Joy Felix Nyado and the marriage is blessed with children.