Profile for Dr Ama Eyo

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Ama Eyo
Lecturer in Law
38 3073
Room 103, Aethwy, College Road

Dr Ama Eyo joined Bangor Law School in January 2011 as Lecturer in Law. A specialist in public sector procurement, Ama has a background leading sustainable and strategic procurement programmes, procurement process transformation, and achieving savings within the emergency services central government. She has also previously worked in procurement research and was actively involved in regulatory and commercial legal practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria prior to relocating to the United Kingdom. She currently sits on the editorial board of the Nigerian Monthly Law Report.

A graduate of the University of Lagos, Nigeria (LLB Hons.), Ama has also obtained postgraduate degrees from the University of Nottingham - an LLM in International Commercial Law and a PhD in Public Procurement Law. Her doctoral research sponsored by the same institution examined the EC legal framework on using electronic auctions in regulated procurement. Some findings from the research are published: ‘Electronic auctions in the EC Procurement Directives -  a Perspective from UK Law and Practice’ in Arrowsmith (ed), Reform of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement: Procurement Regulation for the 21st Century (West, 2009, Chapter 12).

Dr Eyo’s broad area of research is in Public Procurement law and policy. She has particular interests in international and national regulation of contemporary procurement techniques and processes, regulatory procurement reforms in Africa and socio-legal research on these issues. She is interested in supervising postgraduate research projects in these areas.