Born in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Olanrewaju Olusola is a registered architect and a project developer with over 30 years of professional experience. Arc. Olusola has served as project management consultant in the past 18 years to significant construction companies and corporate organisations in various parts of Nigeria as well as the United States of America, managing projects that have ranged from a small maintenance job to multi-billion Naira building assignments.
Arc. Olanrewaju Olusola attended St. Gregory’s College, Obalende, Lagos (1976-1980). He studied Architecture at Ogun State Polytechnic, (now Moshood Abiola University of Technology) Abeokuta between 1982 and 1988 where he served as Chairman of the Electoral Committee of Architecture Students Association in 1987. He participated in the NYSC in Kaduna State and practiced for 14 years at Habitat Associates handling projects in Kaduna, Abuja, Ilorin, Bidda and Minna.
He was two times Public Relations Officer of NIA Abuja Chapter 2010-2014, and also two times Practice Committee Chair 2014-2018. A Certified Management Consultant and an active member of several professional bodies such as the Project Management Institute PMI, American Institute of Architects AIA, and a Fellow of Nigerian Institute of Architects NIA, Institute of Management Consultants IMC and Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) NIM respectively.
He was a member of ARCHIBUILT Planning Committee 2013-2015, a recipient of Archibuilt 2014 Silver Jubilee Award and a delegate of Archibuilt Development Services Ltd ADSL to 2015 International Builders’ Show by NAHB in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. He has also been a member of Public Relations, International Affairs and Practice Committees of NIA since 2010 at the national level. He is a laureate of the National Outstanding Leadership Award as ‘Icon of Societal Transformation’ by The National Association of Polytechnic Students in 2015. He has been an elected member of the NIA Executive Council since 2017 and currently serves as Committee Chair, International Affairs. He is also the Country Representative (Nigeria) of the American Institute of Architects International Region AIA IR. He has represented the NIA meritoriously on the Executive Council of Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) as Publicity Secretary and Assistant Secretary General since September 2016.
Architect Olusola is the President/ CEO of Creation Consult Group.