Ismaila A.

Physical Planning Manager

Bachelor's DegreeUniversity of Lagos



I am a certified and registered Urban Planner with a BSc in Urban and Regional Planning with also an advanced certification on Integrated Approach to Upgrading Poor Urban Areas, who has at least 10 years of experience in upgrading/urban development of urban areas and urban policies within the public, private sector and non-governmental sectors. I have had various community Development experiences while working with the Government in the past which has made me build various strong relationships within Communities of the State and promote upgrade and renewal programmes. I also have experience in successfully managing various forms of partnership with national and international NGOs during my position as the planning officer and personal assistant to the General Manager of the Agency. My later years were experiences outside the Government within the non-governmental organizations as well as the private sector (Impact Investment) which I currently work in as the Physical Planning Manager for Bridge International Academies. My primary role here is to take on hands approach in drafting and compiling planning briefs as well as to coordinate the planning approval process across all team members and get the schools we build within the communities’ to get government approval.


  • urban planning
  • bridges
  • community
  • public administration
  • personnel / human resources
  • nigeria
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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