Dr Ozak Esu
Dr Ozak Esu is an Electrical Engineer at Cundall, a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy. Working within Building Services, she undertakes surveys of existing buildings, and engineers coordinated electrical services for new build, refurbishment and fit-out projects.
Ozak completed her PhD in 2016 at Loughborough University, in Wind Energy and Advanced Signal Processing whilst working as a Graduate Engineer at Cundall.
She continues to involve herself in academia, taking on guest speaking and lecturing roles in different universities.
While studying at Loughborough University, Ozak became a STEM Ambassador with STEMNET. In this role, she has helped run numerous engineering activities for young people, including FIRST® LEGO® League, EDT Headstart, CREST in a Day, etc. Also on a voluntary basis, Ozak is a GCSE Mathematics tutor, supporting students to improve their grades and go on to pursue STEM careers.
Ozak has taken on roles that promote equality, diversity and inclusion. As well as serving on the Athena SWAN feasibility committee at Loughborough University, she has been a panellist for the Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers UK. She has also mentored international students at London South Bank University, sharing her experience of the transition from student to engineering professional.
Ozak is passionate about sustainable design, agriculture, renewable energy, and international development. She works with schools and organisations in her home country, Nigeria, motivated by the belief that poverty can be eradicated through engineering, knowledge-sharing, and empowerment of women.