Osman holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Nairobi; is a member of Architectural Association of Kenya Architects and Project Management Chapters; and registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors. At AIA, Osman undertakes design and project management.

Prior to joining AIA, he worked at Otieno and Kung’u Associates and Emms Architect. He started off as a graduate architect and quickly rose to make junior director before leaving to form AIA. He has a wealth of experience in various sectors including Processing Plants, Recording Studios, Hospitality, Office Complexes, Research Laboratories, Cultural Centres with Exhibition, Seminar Hall and Library, Churches and Residential Units. Osman is passionate about solving the housing problem by providing the perfect housing solution for low income earners in view of budget and space challenges. Away from work, Osman enjoys golf and music – he plays the guitar and saxophone.