Kunle Barker is a property expert, writer & broadcaster.
He began his construction career whilst studying for a MA at the University of Leeds.
In 2004 Kunle set up Illustrious Homes, an award-winning Construction and Design Management Company. They specialise in delivering high-profile projects, on time, on budget and on quality.
To date, Kunle has delivered thousands of residential refurbishments, 120 Schools, and three sports centre refits, as well as countless high-end private renovations.
Kunle & Illustrious Homes have won many awards, including the 2018 Property Expert of the Year and Design & Build Company of the Year, respectively.
One of the country’s foremost construction and housing experts, Kunle, has consulted with the central government working with The Rt. Hon. Matt Hancock.
Kunle’s knowledge is in high demand, and he has delivered high-profile TV projects for Alan Titchmarsh & Sarah Beeny, as well as co-presenting the TV shows.
As a Property Guest Speaker, Kunle Barker speaks on various construction & building topics at meetings nationwide. He also delivers speeches at Grand Designs & UK Construction Week alongside Kevin McCloud and is part of the expert lineup for Ideal Home Show with Charlie Luxton & Phil Spencer.
Kunle also writes a regular column for the Architects Journal and for the Homes & Property Section of the Evening Standard.