OUR SPEAKERS

WAPI is privileged to host some of the foremost professionals working in property investment today. As the goal of our summit is to enrich the working experience of our delegates through relevant information and insights, we take great care in selecting a high calibre of speakers, who, in many respects, set the tone for the summit. Futhermore, as a speaker you get the most visibility and the most significant corporate brand exposure. If you would like to get in touch with us about speaking at WAPI, please contact Kfir Rusin krusin@apievents.com

SOME CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: FULL SPEAKER LIST COMING SOON

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DIDI AKINYELURE
BBC WORLD SERVICE KOMLA DUMOR AWARD 2016 - BBC CORRESPONDENT, NIGERIA
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Prof. Charles Inyangete
MANAGING DIRECTOR / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - NIGERIA MORTGAGE REFINANCE COMPANY
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OLUKAYODE A. PITAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - BANK OF INDUSTRY
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Adeniyi Adeleye
HEAD: REAL ESTATE FINANCE - STANBIC IBTC BANK, WEST AFRICA
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PATRICK ILODIANYA
MANAGING DIRECTOR - SFS CAPITAL NIGERIA LIMITED
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PRINCE GBOLAHAN WASIU LAWAL
HON. COMMISSIONER - HOUSING, LAGOS STATE
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MICHAEL COOPER
VICE PRESIDENT: DEVELOPMENT WEST AFRICA - HILTON GROUP
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Hakeem Ogunniran
MANAGING DIRECTOR - UPDC, NIGERIA
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BISMARCK REWANE
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES COMPANY, NIGERIA
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Kola Ashiru-Balogun
MANAGING DIRECTOR - MIXTA REAL ESTATE, NIGERIA
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Jide Odusolu
MANAGING DIRECTOR - OPIC, NIGERIA
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Paul Owuanibe
GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - LANDMARK GROUP AFRICA
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Ivan Cornet
CO FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER - LATITUDE FIVE
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BOLA ONADELE
MANAGING DIRECTOR / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - FMDQ OTC SECURITIES EXCHANGE
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Funke Okubadejo
DIRECTOR - ACTIS, NIGERIA
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Kojo Addo-Kufuor
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - GHANA HOME LOANS, GHANA
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OBI NWOGUGU
PRINCIPAL - AFRICAN CAPITAL ALLIANCE
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JIDE BALOGUN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - PRIMROSE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, NIGERIA
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Adeniyi Falade
MANAGING DIRECTOR - CRUSADER STERLING PENSION
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BOLAJI EDU
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - BROLL NIGERIA
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Opeyemi Ajayi
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT - GENESIS DELUXE CINEMAS LTD., NIGERIA
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Edmund Kwabena Asamoah
MANAGING DIRECTOR - A&C DEVELOPMENT CO. LTD
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ANDREA GEDAY
MANAGING DIRECTOR - ELELAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, NIGERIA LIMITED
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AYULI JEMIDE
LEAD PARTNER - DETAIL COMMERCIAL SOLICITORS
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PATRENIA WERTS ONUOHA
REAL ESTATE STRATEGY & PORTFOLIO MANAGER - SHELL NIGERIA E&P COY
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MICHAEL CHU’DI EJEKAM
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - RETAIL INVESTMENT HOLDING VEHICLE
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PIERRE GROENEWALD
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER - NOVARE
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Chris Titmus
MANAGING DIRECTOR, PROFICA - WEST AFRICA REGION
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TOSIN AJOSE
ASSOCIATE PARTNER - DETAIL COMMERCIAL SOLICITORS
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Jan van Zyl
HEAD: PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT - NOVARE, NIGERIA
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Ruairi Moriarty
DIRECTOR - EMC REAL ESTATE, BELGIUM & NIGERIA
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EMEKA OFFOR
DIRECTOR : INVESTMENT PROMOTION - NIGERIAN INVESTMENT PROMOTION COMMISSION (NIPC)
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Olaide Agboola
MANAGING PARTNER - PURPLE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED, NIGERIA
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WESAM OKASHA
GROUP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - MANGALIS HOTEL GROUP
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DOLAPO OMIDIRE
FOUNDER - ESTATE INTEL, NIGERIA
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GAVIN COX
DIRECTOR & RETAIL PORTFOLIO EXECUTIVE & HEAD OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT - BROLL NIGERIA
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Andrew McLachlan
VICE PRESIDENT: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, AFRICA & INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS - CARLSON REZIDOR HOTEL GROUP
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OBIAJULU UZOIGWE
HEAD: LEASING - CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD EXCELLERATE, NIGERIA
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ANA FERNANDES ARKUTU
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT - GREPA
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ABUBAKAR SULEIMAN
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FINANCE & STRATEGY - STERLING BANK
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Charlotte Specht
DIRECTOR - HORWATH HTL WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA, COTE D'IVOIRE
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Amaechi Ndili
PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - LIONSTONE GROUP & GOLDEN TULIP WEST AFRICA HOSPITALITY
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DEBO ADEOSUN
DEBT & EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS - STANBIC IBTC CAPITAL
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ABAYOMI ONASANYA
FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - STUDENT ACCOMMOD8
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JACOB QUARMSON
HEAD: COMMERCIAL & TRANSACTION - BROLL GHANA
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Lanre Fatimilehin
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - ARIA - PERSIANAS GROUP
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Jemil Dawodu
MANAGING DIRECTOR - CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD EXCELLERATE, NIGERIA
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FAUSTIN MOUKALA
REAL ESTATE ORIGINATOR - MASSMART, NIGERIA
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Edward Osammor
DIRECTOR - EMC REAL ESTATE, NIGERIA
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Deolu Dara
VICE PRESIDENT - ARGENTIL ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED, NIGERIA
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ANTHONY SHISHLER
MANAGING DIRECTOR - FARENHEIT HOSPITALITY LIMITED, NIGERIA
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MOHAMED EL KHEIR
HEAD: MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT - WOODSTYLES
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ADENIKE NIKE FASANJA-OSILAJA
HOUSING / MORTGAGE SPECIALIST, FINANCE SPECIALIST CONSULTANT - NIGERIA HOUSING FINANCE PROGRAM
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LUCIO FRIGO
MANAGING PARTNER, APIS REAL ESTATE - CEO, MATERIA
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CHRIS LEE
MANAGING DIRECTOR - MINISO LIFESTYLE NIGERIA LIMITED
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EREJUWA GBADEBO
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - IREP, NIGERIA
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NENNA ALINTAH
HEAD: OCCUPIER SERVICES - BROLL NIGERIA
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Anthony Lewis
DIRECTOR - JLL, SOUTH AFRICA
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Adenekan Adeniran
PRINCIPAL - FRISIA PARTNERS, NIGERIA
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DAMILOLA ADEPOJU
HOSPITALITY & ADVISORY SPECIALIST - ESTATE INTEL, NIGERIA
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PATRICK KATABUA
GLOBAL OCCUPIER SERVICES : AFRICA - CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD EXCELLERATE
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AYO IBARU
DIRECTOR - REAL ESTATE ADVISORY, NORTHCOURT
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Adegbenga A. Fashola
CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - MRICS
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CHINWE AJENE SAGNA
CORPORATE SOLUTIONS - JLL, WEST AFRICA
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MAYOWA ADEMUYEWO
DIRECTOR - TROLOPPE PROPERTY SERVICE, NIGERIA
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TONY SEKYERE
HEAD: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT - BROLL GHANA
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OLUROGBA ORIMALADE
CHAIRMAN - NIESV
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DENNIS PAPA ODENYI QUANASH
CONSULTANT - EDGE AFRICA IMPLEMENTATION (IFC), GHANA
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RONALD CHAGOURY JR.
VICE CHAIRMAN - SOUTH ENERGYX NIGERIA LIMITED
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Jimmy Olayinka Omotosho
CHAIRMAN, FRICS ANIVS - RICS, NIGERIA
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Alberto Bounous
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - JABILAKE PROPERTIES, UNITED KINGDOM
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SARA CHECHE
INVESTMENT MANAGER - CDC GROUP, UNITED KINGDOM
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ADETOPE KAYODE
VICE PRESIDENT: ADVISORY & TRANSACTIONS - HTI- CONSULTING
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JONATHAN LOTTER
RETAIL PORTFOLIO EXECUTIVE - GHANA
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WALLACE WILKINS
DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - RMB WESTPORT
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Leye Taiwo
MANAGING DIRECTOR & FOUNDER - TROLOPPE PROPERTY SERVICE, NIGERIA
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Tayo Odunsi
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - NORTHCOURT, NIGERIA
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Tola Akinhanmi
SENIOR MANAGER, REAL ESTATE FINANCE - STANBIC IBTC CAPTIAL, NIGERIA
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Tolu Sokenu
INVESTMENT PRINCIPAL - ACTIS
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TASLIM NGOM
PRINCIPAL - SERTEM GROUP, SENEGAL
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TOM MUNDY
HEAD: SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN STRATEGY & RESEARCH - JLL, SOUTH AFRICA
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Trevor Ward
OWNER - W HOSPITALITY GROUP & HOTEL PARTNERS AFRICA, NIGERIA
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WARREN VAN DER MERWE
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - VANTAGE CAPITAL
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YOMI ADEMOLA
HEAD: WEST AFRICA - RENDEAVOUR, NIGERIA
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JOKE BAKARE
FOUNDER & CEO - MEDPLUS PHARMACY

DISCUSSION LEADERS

Discussion leader rates are selectively available to the most senior-level executives from real estate investors, developers, owners and lenders and negotiable with the API Events team. Each discussion has a moderator and several discussion leaders who do no more and no less than any of the other discussion participants. The only obligation is to attend the sessions or sessions that each discussion leader is assigned to.