Koleoso Hikmot

Dr. Hikmot Koleoso is a graduate of Estate management, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Lagos Nigeria. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Property Investment from University of Reading and another Pg.D. in International Education from Oxford Brookes University in England. Dr. Koleoso obtained a MSc. in Construction Management also from UNILAG where she finished top of her class. She is a facilities management specialist and consultant whose Ph.D. research focused on Facilities Performance Management. In 2011, in the course of her Ph.D., she had a 3 months split doctoral training in a facilities management consultancy firm in Kent, United Kingdom.
Hikmot is a Registered Estate Surveying (RSV) practitioner and has worked in this capacity in the banking industry, federal public service and real estate private practice.
Dr. Koleoso is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Lagos and lectures in both the Post Graduate and Undergraduate Programmes in Estate and Facilities Management. She currently holds the position of Sub-Dean in the Faculty of Environmental Sciences in the university.
Hikmot has served as a facilitator in several workshops and continuing professional development programmes for the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, the Nigerian Chapter of the International Facilities Management Association and Unilag Centre for Housing amongst others. She has provided consultancy and training services to establishments including Lagos State Government and Central Bank of Nigeria, and has been involved in interviews for appointment of heads of facilities management units of establishments including that of Flour Mills Nigeria Ltd.
As a seasoned researcher, Dr. Koleoso has been involved in collaborative studies within and outside Nigeria in FM topical areas such as: environmental sustainability, non-biodegradable plastic waste management and recycling, life cycle carbon emission of construction materials and facilities performance measurements including benchmarking.
She is a member of 2 research clusters of the African Research University Alliance and has authored/co-authored over 40 scholarly articles. Hikmot has presented papers in international conferences in places including United Kingdom (England and Scotland), Denmark, Ghana and South Africa amongst others. Dr Koleoso has served as a reviewer to a number of National and International Journals and as an editor for book of readings.

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