BRIEF RESUME:

wamaniMr. Wamani Brayan is a Land Economist by profession and a Registered Valuation Surveyor, & a Land Specialist with over seven years of professional practice in the field of Land Management and Administration including Land Use Planning, Land & Property Valuation, Facilities and Property Management, Property Investment Advisory, Land & Natural Resources Tenure Systems.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Land Economics (Honors First Class) from the prestigious Makerere University.

He is Professional Member of the Institution of Surveyors of Uganda (MISU) and a Registered Surveyor of Uganda (RSU) with the Surveyors Registration Board (SRB) established by the Surveyors Registration Act Cap 275.

Currently, Mr. Wamani Brayan is a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Construction Economics and Management, School of the Built Environment, College of Engineering Design Art and Technology, Makerere University. He lectures Land Economics, Basic Law & Governance Structures, Real Estate Valuations, Investment Appraisals, Facilities & Property Management, Elements of Planning Law, Property Investment Analysis, and Land Policy Studies course units of the Bachelor of Science in Land Economics and Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying programmes.

Brayan is the Director, Valuation & Research Departments, at GMT Consults LTD, www.gmtconsults.com, a multi-consultancy Private Limited Liability Company which offers consultancies in the sectors of Valuation, Surveying, Property, Construction and Research in the Built Environment.

He is a co- founder of Connectsoft Limited, www.connectsoftz.coma private firm providing consultancy services in Information Communication Technology sector.

He has previously lectured Property Management and Building Maintenance course units on part time basis in the Department of Lands and Architectural Studies, Kyambogo University.

EXTENDED RESUME

 Personal Bio-data:

Name: Wamani Brayan
Date of Birth: Sunday, October 26, 1986
Nationality: Ugandan
Profession: LAND ECONOMIST (Registered Valuation Surveyor & Land Specialist)
Current Contact Address: Department of Construction Economics and Management
School of the Built Environment
College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology
4th Floor, Room 4019 New CEDAT Building
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Cell: +256 (0) 701 108 262
Email: brwamani@cedat.mak.ac.ugbrayan@gmtconsults.com

Areas of Specialization:

  • Land administration and management
  • Land acquisitions,
  • Land Expropriation and compulsory purchase
  • Land and Natural resource tenure
  • Land and property Valuation
  • Property Development Appraisals and Investment and
  • Land & housing policies

Membership in Professional Societies and organizations:

  • Registered Surveyor of Uganda (RSU) with the Surveyors Registration Board (SRB)
  • Professional Member of the Institution of Surveyors of Uganda (MISU)
  • Student Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), UK
  • Member of the African Real Estate Society (AfRES).
  • Member of the Association of Real Estate Agents (AREA).
  • Member of Makerere Association of Surveying Students (MASS)

Key consultancy assignments carried out:

  • Valuations of Land and buildings, crops for Way Leaves and Land Expropriation on behalf of government and Preparation of Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs)
  • Compensation Valuations and assessment
  • Valuation of properties on daily basis for clients on behalf of Banks as collateral security for mortgage purposes.
  • Valuation of properties on daily basis for sale purchase.
  • Assets valuations for various clients for accounting purposes.
  • Training of upcoming Valuers/Land Economists to be able to produce acceptable and fully supported valuation reports presentable to stakeholders for the different purposes.
  • Teaching, and Supervision of under graduate students of Bsc. Construction Management, Bsc. Land Economics, and Bsc. Quantity Surveying at Makerere University and Kyambogo University

Key qualifications:  

Mr. Wamani Brayan is a Land Economist by profession and a Registered Valuation Surveyor, & a Land Specialist with over seven years of professional practice in the field of Land Management and Administration including Land Use Planning, Land & Property Valuation, Facilities and Property Management, Property Investment Advisory, Land & Natural Resources Tenure Systems.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Land Economics (Honors First Class) from the prestigious Makerere University.

He is Professional Member of the Institution of Surveyors of Uganda (MISU) and a Registered Surveyor of Uganda (RSU) with the Surveyors Registration Board (SRB) established by the Surveyors Registration Act Cap 275.

Currently, Mr. Wamani Brayan is a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Construction Economics and Management, School of the Built Environment, College of Engineering Design Art and Technology, Makerere University. He lectures Land Economics, Basic Law & Governance Structures, Real Estate Valuations, Investment Appraisals, Facilities & Property Management, Elements of Planning Law, Property Investment Analysis, and Land Policy Studies course units of the Bachelor of Science in Land Economics and Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying programmes.

Brayan is the Director, Valuation & Research Departments, at GMT Consults LTD, www.gmtconsults.com, a multi-consultancy Private Limited Liability Company which offers consultancies in the sectors of Valuation, Surveying, Property, Construction and Research in the Built Environment.

He is a co- founder of Connectsoft Limited, www.connectsoftz.coma private firm providing consultancy services in Information Communication Technology sector.

He has previously lectured Property Management and Building Maintenance course units on part time basis in the Department of Lands and Architectural Studies, Kyambogo University.

Over the years, Wamani Brayan has carried out the following consultancy projects:-

  • Way leaves Acquisition for Kireka – Namugongo Zone II (105.6km) project
  • Way leaves Acquisition for Iganga C Airtel Mast (3km) project
  • Way leaves Acquisition for Buddo ABC Project Zone IV for Umeme (65.241km
  • Way leaves Acquisition for Power supply to IBF Limited 11kv Seeta (1km)
  • Kakira/Jinja Industrial Area 33kv for umeme (14km)
  • Valuation team member in Rating of properties in Luwero, Kalangala, K3, and K4, Kampala.
  • Field Valuer in the Compensation Valuation of the 33KV Power line Connection of Ruhiira, Mwizi, Millennium Village Project, and its Environs.
  • Valuations of land and buildings of all Hass petrol stations in the country for book purposes
  • Valuations of several properties of various clients for secured bank lending purposes.
  • Valuation of land and buildings (properties)  for secured bank lending, financial accounting, and sales purchase with M/S Byokusheka and Company Chartered Surveyors within Kampala City, and various districts across Uganda

Education (& Professional Qualifications):   

Registered Surveyor of Uganda (R SU) with the Surveyors Registration Board (SRB)Professional Member of the Institution of Surveyors of Uganda (M.I.S.U)
2013 Certificate in International Valuation Standards (IVS) and International Measurement Standards Process, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK (RICS) and Institution of Surveyors of Uganda (ISU)
2008 Enrolled as a Student Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), UK
2007 Member of Makerere Association of Surveying Students (MASS)
2006-2010 Studied for and received a Bsc. Degree in Land Economics (BSLE),   (First Class, Honours) from Makerere University.
2004 – 2005 Studied for and received a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education from Kabalega Secondary School, Masindi District.
2000 – 2003 Studied for and received a Uganda Certificate of Education from Amka Classic School, Kampala.

Other Professional Training:

November 28th, 2011 Attended a Workshop on Climate Change: a territorial approach, and real estate. It was organized by the Valuation Chapter, Institution of Surveyors of Uganda
June 24th, 2011 Attended a Workshop on Formulation of National Valuation Standards, Valuation Variances and Negligence in Valuation Surveys. It was organized by the Valuation Chapter, Institution of Surveyors of Uganda. 
November 27th-28, 2008  Undertook an International Valuation Standards (IVS) Training organized by the Institution of Surveyors of Uganda, the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Uganda Primary Mortgage Market Initiative (UPMMI), and the International Finance Cooperation. 

Employment Record: 

August 2010 – to date Teaching Assistant, Lecturing Land Economics, Basic Law & Governance Structures, Real Estate Valuations, Investment Appraisals, Facilities & Property Management, Elements of Planning Law, Property Investment Analysis, and Land Policy Studies course units in the Department of Construction of Construction Economics and Management, School of Built Environment, College of Engineering Design Art and Technology, Makerere University
January – May 2012 Part Time Lecturer of Building Maintenance II and Property Management course units in the Department of Lands and Architectural Studies, Faculty of Engineering, Kyambogo University
2011 – to date Director , Valuation & Research Departments, GMT Consults LTD, www.gmtconsults.com a multi-consultancy Private Limited Liability Company which offers consultancies in the sectors of Valuation, Surveying, Property, Construction and Research in the Built Environment.
January 2012 – to date Deputy Managing Director, Connectsoft Limited, www.connectsoftz.com a private firm providing consultancy services in Information Communication Technology sector
June 2012 Land Acquisition Expert/Valuation Surveyor with Consultant Surveyors and Planners in carrying out of the Resettlement Action Plan for the  proposed 33 kv Distribution Line for Ruhiira Mwizi Millennium Village Electrification Project  2012 and its Environs. Mbarara and Isingiro Districts.
2013 Associate Valuation Surveyor with Byokusheka and Company Chartered Surveyors
January 2010 – Jan 2012 Graduate Valuation Surveyor with Byokusheka and Company Chartered Surveyors
2009 Continued working on articleship as an Assistant Valuation Surveyor with Byokusheka and Company Chartered Surveyors.
2008 Worked on articleship as an Assistant Valuation Surveyor and Property Manager with Byokusheka and Company Chartered Surveyors

Teaching & Supervision Experience:

Teaching Subjects

Basic Law and Governance structures, Real Estate Valuation I, Real Estate Valuation II, , Building Maintenance II, Investment Appraisal I, Facilities and Property Management, and Land Policy Studies, and Property Economics.   

Supervisions (Undergraduates)

  • Since 2010, I have supervised final year research projects of over 20 undergraduate students of the Bachelor of Science in Land Economics programmes. Some include:-
  • Adong, H (2012). The Impact of Customary Land Tenure on Real Estate Development of Urban Areas in Lango Sub-region, a case of Oyam Town Council. Makerere University, Unpublished final year dissertation 
  • Muhumuza, N (2012). Assessing the effectiveness of property valuations for mortgage purposes in Uganda, a case study of Kampala City. Makerere University, Unpublished final year dissertation
  • Nabasa, B (2012). Investigating the Level of Efficiency in Administration of Property Rates by Urban Authorities, a Case of Kampala Central Division. Makerere University, Unpublished final year dissertation

Other competencies and Skills 

Land administration and management, Land acquisitions, Land Expropriation and compulsory purchase, and Land & housing policies.

Strong communication, motivational, interpersonal, and team management skills

Computer literate: Microsoft computer packages, AutoCAD, Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS), and Internet.

Research:

Research Areas

Land Administration & Management, Land and Property Taxation, Housing, Land & Property Valuations, Land Tenure Systems, Property Investment, Facilities & Property Management, and Real Estate Finance

Research Projects

  • Wamani, B (2010). The Impact of Informal Settlements on Land Markets in Nakawa Division, a Case of Mutungo Parish.  Makerere University, Unpublished final year dissertation
  • Leases from Buganda Land Board: from a Valuation Perspective. On-going.
  • Housing in Uganda: the need for a Public Private Partnership. On-going.
  • Leasehold Interests in Land from Buganda Land Board: Challenges and benefits. On-going.
  • Land and Property Taxation in Uganda: The missing links. On-going.

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