LAF 10.0 - KNOW YOUR SPEAKERS

Damilola Elliot

It all started as a hobby…I always knew I had creative and artistic traits, but
not sure what they were. Back in High School, I used to sketch really well (I
need to pick that up again).  Later on in 1999, while at the University of
Lagos studying Architecture, …

Femi Olaiya

He is an innovative, creative and dedicated, Nigerian-born, professional photographer based in Portsmouth, in the UK.

He studied architecture at the prestigious School of Architecture, University of Lagos, Nigeria. He relocated to the UK shortly after his post graduate studies to pursue a career in architecture.

Ifonima Essien

Ifonima is an Architect and Project Manager with 20 years’ experience working in academia and the construction industry. He began his professional career with Interdesigns Partnership and has since been Head of Projects at Archaid Associates and taught Architecture at the University of Uyo.

Maddalena d'Alfonso

Maddalena d’Alfonso (Phd in Exhibit Design) is an architect and independent curator, with a focus on interdisciplinary theoretical and visual analysis of architecture, art, landscape and urbanism.

She has conceived curatorial project for the Fundação Gulbenkian in Portugal, the Fundação Iberê Camargo in Brasil, …

Abubakar Suleiman

Mr. Abubakar Suleiman currently serves as the Managing Director/Chief Executive of Sterling Bank. He was appointed to the Board in April 2014 with responsibility for directly overseeing the Strategy & Innovation, Branding & Communication, and Human Resource Management Departments.

Obehiaye Richard Iyamabo

Obehiaye Richard Iyamabo was born in Ibadan, Nigeria and attended Government College Ibadan and was a pioneer student of Architecture in University of Ibadan in the early ‘80s.

OLUSOLA O. SERIKI

As a Managing Director of METROVENTURES/USA, Mr. Seriki provides leadership and management oversight for most of the firm’s development projects and advisory assignments.

STEFANIE THEURETZBACHER

Stefanie Theuretzbacher has been working as an architect since graduating from the University of Applied Arts, Vienna under Wolf D. Prix and Hani Rashid in 2012.