Olamide Udoma-Ejorh is Director at the Lagos Urban Development Initiative, an urban activist, researcher, filmmaker and writer. She is currently involved in governance and social issues within the urban environment of Lagos and is an advocate for sustainable transportation and social engagement within urban spaces. She focuses on transport management, slum upgrading and housing rights in urbanising African cities. She consults with UN-Habitat on the Nigerian projects for the Global Future Cities Programme. In the last 6 years she has managed and coordinated projects in the UK, South Africa and Nigeria, working with a variety of clients to ensure that urban planning is participatory from inception to maintenance.
She has a BSc in Architecture, an MA in Design and MPhil in Infrastructure Management.