Esv. Ayodele Israel Olaiya is the Principal Partner of Dele Olaiya & Associates – a firm of Estate Surveyors and Valuers
He holds a Mini MBA from the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) and is an alumnus of the Pan-Africa University, Lagos Business School, Owners-Managers Program (OMP15), he also holds a certificate for Real Estate Finance from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston, USA. He is also a member of Halifax Chambers of Commerce.
He is a former member of ( MCPD)3 and has attended both local and international trainings. Esv. Olaiya is a serial entrepreneur with businesses spanning real estate, consulting, construction, cement distribution among many other business interests.
He is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers (NIESV) and a Registered Member of the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON). He is a Fellow of the Certified Institute of Auctioneers (FCIA), also a Fellow of the Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria, a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) and a member in the Faculty of Facility Management, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers. He is also a Member, National Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD), a member of the THINK TANK Committee of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers and a Director at Triple C Company Limited.
As a fresh graduate of Estate Management, he kick-started his working career at the Bishop’s Court, a property firm situated in Lagos. He later joined Emefiele Ehi & Co., a professional Estate Surveying & Valuation firm and then crossed over to Demola Adetola & Co. another professional firm.
After his stint at Demola Adetola & Co, Esv. Olaiya, was employed as an estate surveyor at Jide Taiwo & Co. one of the leading Estate Surveying & Valuation firms in Nigeria, where he held sway and became Head, Letting Department at the Head Office in Lagos and, where he cut his teeth as a thorough-bred professional with a high level of integrity.
In search of his Golden Fleece and quest for new challenges, he resigned gracefully from Jide Taiwo & Co and joined Intercontinental Homes Savings and Loans Plc and was promoted as Head, Marketing, he was the Head of Marketing for 4 years and was nicknamed ‘Midas’ being the bulwark of the marketing division of the establishment with a knack for exceeding sales targets and registering ‘high net-worth’ clients with his usual broad smile and a snap of his fingers. On 24th December 2010, he resigned gracefully, to set up his own Estate Firm.
Esv. Olaiya is an undisputed skilled professional still in the prime of his age and career. He is happily married with children.