Ekaete Bassey Fujah was trained at the School of Architecture at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus where she received both her Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Architecture. After 3 years at Sheltarch Associates, she joined ATO Architects in 1994 and became a Director of the firm in 1998.
She worked at KEO and Associates and its sister company Community Development Solutions in the United States, as a Construction Manager from 2004 until 2012 and while there became an International Associate of the American Institute of Architects, a LEED Accredited Professional, a Michigan Licensed Builder and a Certified Playground Safety Inspector. She also received OSHA certification for 30 hours of training in Construction-related Occupational Safety and Health.
In 2012, she returned to Nigeria and ATO Architects where she is one of the 3 directors of the firm. She is a strong project and design Architect who has won several design competitions. Her experience ranges from Master Planning of housing, mixed use, recreational facilities and amusement parks, playground and park design to design and project supervision in the Oil and Gas, Aviation as well as Finance industries, to mention a few.
She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects and registered with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria. She is the Lagos Zonal Representative of the Female Architects of Nigeria, a subsidiary of the Nigerian Institute of Architects and recently edited the Association’s first book – Nigerian Women of Impact in Architecture.
She is a keen writer and has published several articles related to Architecture. She has in the past been involved with Legacy, a group concerned with the preservation of historical buildings and monuments.
She also enjoys cycling, playing tennis, roller-skating and theatre and is a member of Cycology (a cycling club) and the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club.