Managing Director/CEO Arc. Kester Ifeadi is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Contemporary Group Ltd. He is an accomplished architect whose experience and cognate exposure in the profession span over 25 years.

Arc. Ifeadi holds a bachelor of Science degree in architecture from the University of Ife(1984) and a master of science degree in architecture(1986), He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects(MNIA).

He started his working career in Oshogbo Steel Rolling Company in 1985, and was an assistant lecturer in the Department of Architecture, University of Ife, between 1986 and 1987. He later joined Crown Associates, a leading architectural firm in Lagos and rose to become an associate partner before leaving in 1990.

In 1990, he floated Contemporary Design Associates, a consultancy firm, as the principal partner, a position which he occupies till date. In 1992, he incorporated Contemporary Properties Ltd, a property development company as managing director.

Arc. Ifeadi is equally the CEO of Conwave Ventures Ltd, an investment and trade outfit, a member of The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, registered both in Nigeria and in British Columbia, Canada.

He has received several awards and accolades both from private and public organizations. Some of the awards include:

  • Won the African week leadership award for his excellent contribution to property development in Nigeria and Africa
  • Anioma Business Man of the year/Culture Ambassador 2011/2012 by Anioma Trends for his philanthropy contributions in advancing the culture of the Anioma people.
  • Award of excellence for his outstanding qualities and contribution to human development (philanthropic category) by soroptimist international Asaba 22nd July 2006
  • Award as an Ambassador of Goodwill from Arkansas State, United State of America and the key to the Little Rock City of Arkansas.
  • Award of Mayoral Citation and Key to the City of The Great State of Maryland, the City of District Height United States of America.