Architype Industries Nigeria Limited,
Niran Ajibade is the Managing Director/CEO of Architype Industries Ltd, a minerals and metals investment and consultancy company. He had professional training in Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering in Nigeria and served for more than 30years in the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. He has comprehensive knowledge of mining policy, regulatory framework and operational practices. He served as Secretary of the Presidential Committee on the Implementation of the Bitumen Project; participated in implementing the sectorial reforms that made Nigerian mining industry globally competitive. He was a pioneering staffer in the department that formulated policies and programs for organising, supporting and promoting Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining. Mr Ajibade is the interim President, Gemstones Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria; member of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) and the Council of Mining Engineers and Geoscientists. (COMEG).