❖ Urban Development Specialist: Over 15 years delivering expertise in the urban development sector for non-profit, public and private sector clients, with more than a decade's experience in developed, as well as developing countries
- Led housing, facilities' and infrastructural developments, as well as improvement projects of health, education, transportation and institutional schemes in Africa and in the United States of America
- Oversaw Federal government commissioned audit teams for health care centers across Nigeria's local districts
- Worked extensively on low income construction programs in developing countries and on the world's first "passive house" high-rise construction with energy efficient natural heating and ventilation systems in New York.
❖ Accomplished Program and Project Manager: Senior-level Program and Project Manager for construction, housing, environment and sustainable urban development schemes, as well as education, youth development and health programs
- Coordinates activities and roll-out of day-to-day implementation, including participation in projects of over $10 Billion and oversight of budgets of up to $20 million
- Supervisor and team leader for divisions comprising staff of up to 50, ensuring timely production of deliverables
- Develops work plans, effective stakeholders' engagement, provides quality assurance on all project management processes, efficiently manages change requests for successful project delivery
❖ Research work and awards:
- Holder of the prestigious German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) Fellowship and winner of the Volkswagen Foundation's 'Our Common Future' Fellowship for Sustainable Development
- International peer-reviewed author, well-published in social and
urban development issues in Europe, Africa and the US, including contributions to publication of United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
- Contributor to UN's 'State of African Cities Report 2008'
- Reviewer for the internationally renowned Elsevier Publications.
anti-poverty / social justice
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