Prof Beatrice Olutoyin Opeolu obtained her PhD (Environmental Toxicology) at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in 2007. She is a full professor (Environmental Chemistry/Toxicology) and an established researcher (C3-rated). She has published over 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and conference proceedings in Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Toxicology discipline.
She is the Immediate Past President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Africa and the Vice-president of the SETAC World Council. Beatrice mentors many environmental science practitioners in academia, business, and government. She is the convener of SETAC Africa Women’s Events and the Co-convener of EmpowHerNg and EmpowHerSA.