Dr. Kuponiyi


Dr. Kuponiyi has extensive experience spanning over two decades in both Private and Public sectors across three countries and two continents. He completed his BSc and MSc from the University of Lagos Nigeria, moved to North Carolina, USA on a NASA/NSF scholarship for a second MSc in Physics. He moved to Victoria in 2012, with his family, to study for a PhD in Geophysics.


He currently works in Information Technology with the BC Public Service and actively contributes scientific research to the several initiatives of the Government of Canada.

In 2013, he became a member of VIRCS Board of Directors due to his passion to support the immigrant community in Canada, drawing from his personal experience obtained from living and working in several North American communities. He served as the Secretary of the Board for over 5 years and has contributed to VIRCS in other capacities. He is excited to continue supporting VIRCS  in the quest for excellent service delivery to newcomers in Canada.