David Korede: Leading Sustainable Transformation in Workplace Management

David Korede, a seasoned professional and MD/CEO at Eliezer Workplace Management Limited, is at the forefront of advancing sustainability development goals. As a Certified Management Consultant, Chartered Administrator, and Facility Management and Sustainability Professional, he brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for making a positive impact on people, systems, and the nation.

Professional Journey

Mr. Korede assumed the role of Managing Director at Eliezer Workplace Management Limited in June 2017, where his strategic leadership has driven the company’s success. His skills span customer service, facilities management, budgeting, system administration, team building, contract management, and more. His commitment to excellence and sustainability is evident in the implementation of initiatives such as Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Development.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Korede served as the Executive Director at Eliezer Workplace Management Limited from June 2006 to June 2017, where he played a crucial role in shaping the company’s direction and success.

Passion for Sustainability

Mr. Korede is not only a professional but also a fervent sustainability advocate with cross-sectoral experience in developing and implementing Sustainability & ESG initiatives/strategies. His expertise extends to policy development, stakeholder engagement, and data analysis & management. His commitment to sustainability is reflected in his unapologetic vision of making a positive impact on individuals, teams, and immediate environments.

Driven by a purposeful living ethos, Mr. Korede founded the Brilliance and Purposeful Foundation (BPF) in January 2016. The foundation focuses on poverty alleviation and serves as a testament to his dedication to empowering people.

As a member of the Steering Committee of the Association of Facilities Management Practitioners, Nigeria (AFMPN), Mr. Korede contributes to steering the direction of the Association and advocating for best practices in facilities management.

Education and Continuous Learning

Mr. David Korede’s academic journey reflects his commitment to leadership and sustainability. He holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development from Unicaf University. Additionally, he pursued the Senior Management Program (SMP) in Business Administration and Management at Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University.

His educational achievements also include a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Ibadan, a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Leadership and Strategic Studies from Nigeria Defence Academy, and a Bachelor’s degree from Ecole Superieure Sainte Felicite University.

Volunteerism and Mentorship

Mr. David Korede dedicates his time to mentorship as part of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, focusing on economic empowerment and mentoring entrepreneurs on the TEEP Program. Additionally, as the Founder of the Brilliance & Purposeful Foundation (BPF), he actively works towards poverty alleviation, exemplifying his commitment to creating positive social impact beyond his professional endeavors.

In summary, Mr. David Korede stands as a beacon of sustainable leadership, seamlessly integrating business acumen with a passion for making a meaningful difference in the world. His vision, dedication, and expertise position him as a driving force in the realm of workplace management and sustainability.

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