Metro and Castle
Mr Adekunle Abdul is the Chief Executive Officer of Metro and Castle Limited, a full service real estate company with a proven track record of delivery in real estate.
He first honed his skills in executive management with over 13 years of downstream oil and gas expertise, as the CEO of Integrated Metroplex Energies Limited, before diversifying into real estate development. He studied General Studies and has a degree in Construction Management at the Community College of Baltimore County in Maryland, USA, with a focus on Cost Control.
He is a visionary operations executive that has spearheaded all stages of real estate development, with a portfolio of over 15 projects with over 80units of commercial and residential real estate in the past and current operations , including planning, acquisition, efficient designing, value engineering, budgeting, procuring, construction, administration and management.
Mr. Abdul is committed to cost-effective management of resources and quality performance. He also lends himself to numerous philanthropic endeavours, and sits on the Board of numerous organizations.
Mrs Marita Abdul is a legal practitioner with indigenous and foreign expertise in property law and administration. She is responsible for the efficient administration of the company, particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the board of directors are implemented.
She sees to governance structures and mechanisms, corporate conduct within the organization’s regulatory environment, board, shareholder and trustee meetings, compliance with legal, regulatory and listing requirements, the training and induction of non-executives and trustees, contact with regulatory and external bodies, reports and circulars to shareholders/trustees, management of employee benefits such as pensions and employee’s share scheme, insurance administration and organization, the negotiation of contracts, risk management, property administration and organization and the interpretation of financial accounts.
Adetola is a HR Professional with vast years of hands-on HR Generalist experience across diverse industries.
She is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (ACIPM) with a Master’s Degree in Employment Relations and Human Management from the University of Lagos and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Obafemi Awolowo University. In addition, she has bagged several trainings including Project Management, HR Design Thinking, Leadership and Management Trainings.
She currently serves in the capacity of the Head of People and Operations, responsible for setting up structured Human Resources department and putting in place standard structures and processes in the Organisation. She fully handles HR strategy, Talent Acquisition and Management, Policy and Procedures Development and Implementation, HR Compliance, Performance Management, Employee Engagement, People Management, Compensation and Benefits, HR Operations among several functions.
Gbenro is a multi-talented and versatile corporate strategic asset, with a well-balanced multi-disciplinary competency and cross-industry experience, spanning Petroleum, Logistics and Chain Supply, Digital Imaging, Courier and Business Process Management and an Environmental scientist with eyes on Man’s impact on the world.
A peace scholar and conflict response professional. He believes the world can live together harmoniously and he believes in a conflict-free work space.
Emmanuel is a Quantity Surveyor with vast experience in construction cost management and construction project management competence. He is a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, A registered Quantity Surveyor and a member of the Quantity Surveyor International. He holds a Master’s Degree in construction management and he sees too project planning, development, execution and delivery in the company. He also sees to the management of all facilities in the company’s portfolio.
Israel is a seasoned Builder and Civil Engineer with expertise in Building and Infrastructure Production. He is versed in Construction Project Management, Structural designs, Mechanical and Electrical designs, Construction Safety as well as Building Fit Outs, with requisite qualifications and certifications in these areas.
He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Building, Nigerian Society of Engineers, and Projects Management Institute Inc.
He oversees the rendering of quality project deliverables, coordinates site activities, and the overall management of site contractors towards achieving satisfactory buildings and infrastructures productions, for the organization.
Taiwo is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, with several years of experience in advising clients on corporate law, real estate and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Metro & Castle Limited, he worked in many organizations at a different levels.
Taiwo is an effervescent guy. His areas of Practice include intellectual property law, property law, corporate law, and employment law. Taiwo is the Company’s Legal Manager and plays a key role in the Company’s Regulatory Compliance. Taiwo is a member of The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).