Akin Olawore is the Principal Partner of Akin Olawore & Co, a registered firm of Estate Surveying and Valuation. A development consultant and project manager, he is an alumnus of University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) Ile – Ife and College of Estate Management University of Reading, UK, respectively
His work experience spans about 25 years and straddles the various areas of practice. He is recipient of many local and international awards including government recognition for his works and activities in the real estate sector of the Nigerian economy.
A Fellow and member of Council of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, past chairman of the Lagos State branch of the Institution, Akin Olawore is a director of the International Valuation Standards Committee and Chairman, Hy – Deals and Successories Limited a private real estate financial investment company and a director in Trussfield Property Auctions Limited both in Lagos. He is the co-ordinator/Chairman, West African Chapter, African Real Estate Society and the current (2008) Vice President of African Real Estate Society. Mr Olawore is a notable and highly sought after conference speaker both National and internationally with over 30 papers and publications to his credit.
Mr. Akin Olawore is also the current President of Council of the Nigerian – British Chamber of Commerce. One of the highpoints of his career is the conception, development and management of Ark Towers, an ultra-modern multi-storey office complex in Victoria Island, Lagos.