fbpx
 

Archive

Bob van Bebber designed the Soccer City Stadium which hosted the opening game of the FIFA 2010 World Cup. He has gone on to design several other sports stadia proposals throughout Africa along with the mixed use precincts and supporting developments that ensure these venues stay commercially viable. He has over 25 years of experience as an architect and has won awards locally and internationally for his work....

Prior to joining Lagos Free Zone as Head of Strategic Marketing and Business Development, Tejaswi had hands-on experience with sell-side deal origination and execution of large-scale greenfield infrastructure projects, developing marketable deal structures and negotiating long-term contracts.  With 8+ years of cross-functional experience in both Emerging and Developing economies in developing, financing and executing large scale Infrastructure projects across the value chain at both Developer's and Contractor's end, has the right balance of techno-commercial exposure in the field of Infrastructure Development...

Chinju is a business development & marketing manager at Lagos Free Zone, focused on business acquisition, product development and enterprise onboarding. She has been with LFZ since July 2018 and her past business development experience includes the health & wellness sector in Nigeria. Prior to joining Lagos Free Zone, Chinju was a commercial finance analyst for GE (Energy Connections) covering Sub-Saharan Africa. Her experience in this role spanned across research, debt analysis & recovery, marketing and product development. Chinju holds a Bachelor’s in...

Navin Nahata is currently the CEO for Infrastructure and Consumer Services Business at Tolaram. He has been at the helm of the Infrastructure business of Tolaram Group from 2016 which included the development of mega projects like the Lekki Port and the Lagos Free Zone. As part of his role as the CEO for Infrastructure Business, Navin also took up the role of the CEO of the Lekki Port project to drive the development efforts by providing the vision and...

From South Africa, Kyle Schofield Director of QA Venue Solutions, has amassed over 10 years’ experience in the event industry and spent the last 6 years working through Africa, assisting companies like NBA Africa expand their operations into 23 countries on the continent. Identifying venues as a key contributor to the industry's growth, Kyle has shifted his focus to develop an African focused Venue Management model that seeks to develop, manage and commercialize venues across the continent....

LandAfrique´s long term commitment focuses on the development & management of a sustainable and affordable smart cities concept, that includes an inclusive balance between work, life, education, health and leisure in combination with reliable infrastructures. The indigenous African firm´s approach eliminates many of the African context challenges – including access to reliable and redundant power, water, transport and telecommunications – that often confront companies and individuals while providing modern and reliable infrastructure for its tenants. LandAfrique brings professional serviced plots,...

Andrew is a chartered engineer who’s career spans the public, private and third sectors bringing a unique perspective to international development and investment. His early career was focused on water and sanitation, including two years working on springs and gravity flow systems in South-West Uganda. He then worked for the Anglican Church in Tanzania on holistic rural development before leading on the construction of over 500 primary schools for the government in Malawi. Returning to the UK he was the...

Akintola Adesanmi is the Co-Founder of Spleet, a startup that provides access to premium residential solutions, with options of daily, monthly, and quarterly subscriptions. Akintola has an extensive background in the banking and fintech space as a product manager, building and managing products, most notably for GTBank and eTranzact. Spleet provides easier living in Africa for renters looking for spare bedrooms, shared spaces and for homeowners looking to maximise the yield from their property. The interplay of supply and demand makes rents...

Kunlé Adeyemi is an architect, designer and development researcher whose works are internationally recognised for originality and innovation. He is the founder and principal of NLÉ – an architecture, design and urbanism practice founded in 2010, for innovating cities and communities. Adeyemi’s notable works include ‘Makoko Floating School’, a groundbreaking, prototype floating structure once located in the lagoon heart of Lagos, Nigeria. Makoko Floating School has since evolved into ‘Makoko Floating System (MFSTM)’ – a simple, prefabricated, building solution for...

Abdul-Jabbar holds a BSc. Estate Management from the University of Lagos, and a BSc. Property Marketing, Design and Development from the University of Portsmouth, UK. He is currently the sustainable development consultant for Greencity Developments Abuja and the founder of Green Atlantic; an initiative focused on educating the construction industry on the latest sustainable development techniques and technology. An integrator of the disciplines of marketing, construction technology and project management with a technical understanding of estate management and an astute understanding of the...