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Kunle I.

Project Manager & Urban Development Specialist

Doctoral DegreeBauhaus University Weimar, Germany

United States

Summary

❖ 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.

Experience

  • construction
  • procurement process
  • development
  • anti-poverty / social justice
  • urban development
  • nigeria
  • united states
  • germany
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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