Hakeem Smith established HOS Consult as a professional Quantity Surveying firm in Nigeria. He oversees the overall operation of the firm, focusing on actualizing key strategic economical and capacity growth of the company.
Hakeem possesses a vast wealth of technical and professional experience, managing various high-value projects across all sectors of the construction industry. He understands the Nigerian Construction market adeptly and shares this knowledge with numerous capital investors to conceive and deliver well-executed projects.
With over twenty-five years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor, Hakeem has also gained expertise in relevant fields such as Project Management, Facilities Management, Arbitration, Construction Financing amongst others. He has a passion for developing the skills of Quantity Surveying professionals and Students, he is an external moderator at Yaba College of Technology Lagos and a frequent contributor in seminars, lectures, and conferences. Until recently he was the chairman of the Association of Consulting Quantity Surveyors and he also channels his expertise to the Lagos State Government as he is the current Chairman of the Special Committee for Rehabilitation of Public Schools.
He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Fellow of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of other reputable professional bodies.
His hobbies include reading, public speaking, squash, and golf.