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Mr. Olumide Aina is the MD/CEO of Green Facilities Limited and the Founder of Sostein Technologies Limited. He is a proactive, adaptable and conscientious Mechanical Engineer, software developer, with years of experience in Engineering, Health & Safety, Facilities Management industries, Software development (embedded). Operations Research and I.T knowledge a plus, with true interest in Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM).

He is an energy management expert, a Certified Scrum Master. He runs the FMTalk360 radio program and also educate facility management professionals on his blog. He organizes yearly International FM Education Tours to Ghana and Dubai. 

He also lectures in the Masters in Facilities Management (MFM) Program at the department of Estate Management, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos.

Mr. Olumide Aina was the Interim Executive Secretary, National Steering Committee of the Association of Facilities Management Practitioners, Nigeria (AFMPN) – The Nigeria FM Initiative. He is now the current Director of Membership and Professional Development of the Association. The association, AFMPN was incorporated in Nigeria in 2017.

Mr. Aina, a COREN registered engineer, is the Regional Director of IFMA-FMCC for 3 year, he was also  Vice Chair of IWFM Nigeria for 6 years. He received an honorary PhD from the European-American University in Facility Management.

He holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University and currently in the pursuit of a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D) in Building with focus on Sustainable Facilities Management in public buildings at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Membership, Positions Held, Key Achievement/Accomplishment

Director of Membership and Professional Development – Association of Facility Management Practitioners, Nigeria (AFMPN)

Certified member of Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (CIWFM)

Member of the Strategic and Tactical Action Group (STAG) of Facilities Management Consultancy Council (FMCC).

Nigeria Society of Engineers

International Facility Management Association (IFMA), USA

International institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), UK

Work History

Mar 2021 – Present: Founder – Sostein Technologies Limited

May 2017 – Present: Managing Director/CEO – Green Facilities Limited

Dec 2017 – Present: Associate Lecturer – University of Lagos

Apr 2016 – May 2017: Group Operations Manager – FILMO Group

Jul 2015 – Mar 2016: Senior Facilities Manager (Consultant) – Total Facilities Management Limited

Jul 2014 – Mar 2016: Principal Facilities Manager – Ora Egbunike & Associates

Nov 2011 – Jun 2014: Facilities Manager/ QHSE Manager NCC HQ, Abuja – Ora Egbunike & Associates

Aug 2010 – Oct 2011: Facilities Manager – Alpha Mead Facilities and Management Services Limited

Mar 2008 – Jul 2010: Maintenance Engineer – BEL IMPEX


February 2021 – Present: Director of Membership and Professional Development – Association of Facility Management Practitioners, Nigeria (AFMPN)

September 2018 – Present: Regional Director Sub-Saharan Africa – IFMA FMCC

June 2016 – Present: Technical Committee Member on Facility Management ISO/TC 267

February 2016 – Present: Founder & Co-Host – FMTalk360

December 2015 – Present: Strategic and Tactical Action Group (STAG) Member of FM Consultants Council (FMCC) – IFMA

March 2015 – Present: Vice Chairman, Abuja (Nigeria) – BIFM now Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM)

January 2015 – Present: Head Of Technical Department – Church of God Mission International

April 2014 – Present: Business Member – World of Business Ideas

Licenses & certifications

January 2014: International Workplace Health & Safety – British Safety Council

December 2013: International Fire Safety & Risk Management Certificate – NEBOSH

August 2012: ISO 50001:2011 Lead AuditorISO 50001:2011 Lead Auditor – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

June 2012: International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety – NEBOSH

ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor

Scrum Master Certified (SMC) – The Knowledge Academy

Scrum Product Owner Accredited Certification – International Scrum Institute™ (Scrum Institute)


2017: Advanced Management Development Programme, Business Administration and Management, General from Regenesys

2014 – 2016: Master’s Degree in Project Management from University of Roehampton

2009 – 2011: Masters in Facilities Management from University of Lagos

Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University

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