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Occupational Information

Job Title: Executive Director at LTY Architecture

Professional History

Abimbola is an Executive Director at LTY Architecture, she is responsible for Business Development and regional head for the West African operations. Prior to joining LYT, she was a Senior Manager at Investec Property, a division of Investec Specialist Bank, JHB SA. Abimbola has over 10 years of professional experience within the property/ real estate arena of investment banking space and the architectural profession. Abimbola is a natural leader with strong project management and delivery skills, as well as strong international and business strategy skills. Abimbola has a Postgraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Natal, SA, and an International MBA from the Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv Israel. Abimbola is also an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow, which gives her access to a strong network of young African leaders across the continent and internationally.


Architecture degrees from the University of Natal, Durban
Registered with the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA)
MBA with Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh


2009 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

 Additional Tags: Architecture, Business Development, Real Estate, Property, Investment Banking


About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.