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ย Dr. Oluwaseun Ajayi | Real Estate REITs | Outstanding Academic Achievement Award

Department of Real Estate, United Kingdom

Seun is a seasoned Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer at London Metropolitan University, with extensive experience in Real Estate education spanning over thirteen years. His academic journey includes a PhD in Real Estate (Investment and Finance) from the University of the Witwatersrand, focusing on the performance of listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in South Africa. He holds an MSc in Estate Management and a BSc in Estate Management with distinctions, both from Obafemi Awolowo University. Seun’s research, published in prestigious journals and presented internationally, explores topics such as Black Economic Empowerment, Earnings Management, and Gender Diversity in REITs. He is also a recipient of multiple scholarships and grants, contributing significantly to real estate scholarship and practice.

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EDUCATION:๐ŸŽ“

๐ŸŽ“ PhD Real Estate (Investment and Finance)
University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
2017 โ€“ 2022

Scholarship: Approximately ยฃ16,000 funded by the Federal Government of Nigeria

Thesis Topic: Essays on Performance of Listed REITs in South Africa

Research Areas: Black Economic Empowerment, Earnings Management, Gender Diversity & Education Levels’ Impact on REIT Performance

Research Summary: Provided novel insights into the performance of South African REITs.

๐ŸŽ“ PhD Real Estate (Investment and Finance) Exchange Programme
DAAD, International Real Estate Business School, University of Regensburg, Germany
2019 โ€“ 2020

๐ŸŽ“ MSc Estate Management (62B+)
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
2015

Dissertation Topic: Suitability Criteria of Facilities Management Approaches in Organizations in Lagos Metropolis

Modules: Advanced Valuation, Feasibility and Appraisal; Management of Landed Property; Project Evaluation; Decision and Investment Theory Applied in Landed Property; Economics of Land Use; Rural Land Policies; and Research Techniques in Planning.

๐ŸŽ“ BSc Estate Management (Second Class Upper Division)
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
2010

PROFILE:

๐ŸŽ“ Seun, currently a Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer at London Metropolitan University, previously served as a Senior Lecturer/Module Leader at Oxford Brookes University. Recognized as the BEST LECTURER (2017) at Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, Seun completed his PhD in Real Estate (Investment and Finance) at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He holds an MSc in Estate Management and a BSc in Estate Management with distinctions from Obafemi Awolowo University. Over thirteen years, Seun has taught a diverse portfolio of postgraduate and undergraduate modules across Nigeria, South Africa, and Germany, focusing on Real Estate Management, Valuation, Investment, Finance, and more.

๐Ÿ” His PhD research delved into the performance of listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in South Africa, exploring Black Economic Empowerment, Earnings Management, and the impact of Female Directors’ Education Levels. His findings have been presented at international conferences and published in esteemed journals like JPIF and others. Seun is a recipient of multiple scholarships and grants totaling $750,000, including awards from DAAD, IREBS, and TETFund. Proficient in statistical modeling and data analysis (Stata, SPSS, Microsoft packages), he is dedicated to advancing efficiency in real estate operations, practice, and pedagogy. Outside academia, Seun enjoys reading, mentoring, and watching soccer.

 

Publications

Causes and Effects of Building Collapse in Lagos State, Nigeria

CITED BY 28

Attitudes of Nigerian facilities management professionals to the benefits of benchmarking

CITED BY 23

A review on natural clay application for removal of pharmaceutical residue in wastewater

CITED BY 6

Demographic Factors and Studentsโ€™ Satisfaction in Nigerian Private Universities

CITED BY 6

Modelling of Daily Price Volatility of South Africa Property Stock Market Using GARCH Analysis

CITED BY 1

Oluwaseun Ajayi | Real Estate REITs | Outstanding Academic Achievement Award

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