Tayo Carlang

Tayo Carlang was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2009 and has since then been practicing in the area of public procurement, governance reforms and development in Nigeria, regular training of private and public officers within the public procurement regime in Nigeria, and conducting procurement capacity assessment of various organizations and states such as Anambra and Rivers States. As a member of consultancy teams, she is well-versed in writing detailed reports and preparing instruments for various surveys including training needs assessment and public perception studies and studies relating to identifying weaknesses and gaps in Public Finance Management Systems in Nigeria.

She has worked on legal projects for Nigerian Parastatals, Bi-lateral and Multi–lateral organizations such as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), World Bank (WB) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

As a legal practitioner, she has provided advisory services for numerous corporate organizations and individuals drafting various types of Legal and Corporate Agreements, conducting registration of companies, representing clients at negotiations and offering related legal services. She has in-depth experience in Preparation of Project Proposals; Terms of References; Expressions of Interest; and Request for Proposals (TORs, EOIs, RFPs). In addition, her other skills-set include project planning, budgeting, finance management and project cycle coordination, research, documents and data analysis, report writing and conducting due diligence on behalf of clients.

Tayo holds an LLB from Rivers State University of Science & Technology and finished from the Nigerian Law School before her call to bar. She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and has had numerous engagements with civil-society organizations working in the areas of public integrity, monitoring, and evaluation in Nigeria.

She has participated in numerous trainings in the areas of project management, sustainable development, and regulations in public-utility from reputable institutes such as the Nigerian Bureau of Public Procurement and the Institute of Public Private Partnerships (IP3) in Washington, D.C.