Mr. Sheriff Akinpelu holds Bachelor of Arts in History from the Lagos State University (1990), and in 1994, he obtained a Postgraduate degree in Public Relations from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ). He also holds a Postgraduate degree in Public Affairs from the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), with specialisation in Public Enterprises Management (2008).
He joined Lagos Water Corporation in the year 1992 and worked as the District Manager of Ogudu Zone from the year 2009 to 2012. From 2012 to 2016, Akinpelu served as the District Manager of Ikeja Zone before he was eventually transferred to the Head Office in Ijora.
He is currently the Head of the Admin & HR Department.