Engr. Robbie James Owivry( FNICE, M.ASCE, FNSE, MNSBE, MWCCE )
Engr. Robbie James Owivry who was born on the 8th of January 1964 in Ebute Metta Lagos attended the University of Ibadan where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, Bsc ( Hons ) in Civil Engineering in 1990. He was the 14th National Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers having served between 2014 and 2016 and presently, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institution. He is a registered Engineer with the the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria ( COREN ) , a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers and the Nigerian Society of Engineers. Engr. Owivry also has the membership of the following International engineering bodies : American Society of Engineers ( ASCE ), National Society of Black Engineers ( NSBE ) both in the United States of America as well as the World Council of Civil Engineers ( WCCE ).
Engr. Owivry is a versatile civil engineer with proven practical structural design, field construction/supervision and project appraisal cum management experience spanning 30 years of resourceful expertise. He is presently the Managing Director of Famous Construction Company Ltd.
Notable amongst his numerous accomplished exploits in the practice of the civil engineering profession are : The Eko Hotel Fire Station at Eko Hotels & Suites in Victoria Island , Lagos ; Frankids Family Leisure Park in 5th Avenue Festac Town ; The British Airways Building on Oyinkan Abayomi Drive in Ikoyi ; Florence Court ( six – storeys block of 17 Luxurious Flats ) on Admiralty Way in Lekki Phase 1 Lagos ; Construction of the New Lagos State House of Assembly Chamber and the L – Shape six – storeys block of offices for the Honourable Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly ; Construction of The Address Homes housing estates at Bank Road Ikoyi, Femi Okunnu in Lekki, Victory Park and Ivory Estate in Lekki. Engr. Owivry is featured in the maiden edition of the “WHO IS WHO IN CIVIL ENGINEERING IN NIGERIA” a compedium of distinguished civil engineers in Nigeria which was published in 2016. He is a recipient of the Chapter’s coveted EVERGREEN ENGINEER and PATRON’S Awards in honour of his remarkable contributions towards the develoment of the Chapter.
Engr. Owivry is happily married and blessed with children.