Ian Dommisse is an architect and social entrepreneur. He received his master's degree in architecture in 2012 from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and has gained industry experience in the built environment since then.
In 2013 he founded The EcoBrick Exchange (EBE), a social enterprise which builds structures of value using upcycled plastic waste.
In 2014 the EBE won a Social Innovation Award grant from the SAB Foundation which contributed to the pilot preschool's development.
Further support was achieved in 2015 when the EBE was recognized by the United Nations through the SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship with Sustainable Development at the symposium held in Nairobi, Kenya.
Ian was selected as one of the 2016 Redbull Amaphiko Social Entrepreneurs and is currently receiving their support towards developing the enterprise.