Tayo Ogunade

Chief Development Officer


Tayo is a RIBA Part III Architect with a career spanning over 20 years as Project Architect, Project Coordinator, Project Team Leader and Director in the real estate and construction industry.

Tayo has delivered building projects within various sectors, including leisure, healthcare, medical research, hospitality and custodial. He has also worked in the residential development sector, helping to develop and deliver over 500 new build homes in various locations in the southeast England.

Tayo has also worked on the development of mixed-use, and residential developments in West Africa on a consultancy basis and as a developer. One of his largest projects has been a £500m healthcare project in the United Kingdom.

Tayo oversees the procurement of land, development of the master plan, development of the design phases and physical development of the land to produce residential, commercial, and industrial spaces, in line with SOARising’s vision for smart cities.