Prof. R.A. Bello is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Lagos, with years of experience in Consulting, management and academics. He is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and specialized in Biochemical engineering at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

He is a COREN registered Engineer and a Fellow of both the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers and the Nigerian Society of Engineers.

He served the UNDP/ILO as Project Manager, for the project on SME development in Nigeria, covering 12 states and has been a State Commissioner in Ogun State government.