13 Oct Anne Rinu
Anne Rinu is the Regional Head of Property for Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) West Africa; a seasoned Chartered Surveyor (RICS) with 35 years’ experience in global business development: notable success in creating starter organizations, developing transformational cluster strategy, resource optimization and execution of visionary projects in collaboration with subject matter. At SCB, Anne provides, leadership, delivering an integrated plan across 6 countries and businesses, whilst balancing strategy, governance and stakeholder management, financial performance, people and talent, risk management and business conduct. Her deep knowledge combined with astute professionalism and strong client network drives her continued success. Anne’s career spans the private and public sectors; Director, W Hospitality and Consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat (UK) where she advised the Government of St Lucia. She led the first public sector real estate outsourcing at London Borough of Hackney. Examples of accomplished track record includes City of London land transactions, urban regeneration projects, and public sector business acquisitions at Lambert Smith Hampton (UK). At Stanbic IBTC, supported the transformation to a commercial bank. She acquired strong entrepreneurial skills as a business owner, advising on shopping malls, commercial and residential developments. At SCB, Anne oversees a global property partnership. Expertise includes environmental sustainability plans, security/safety and wellbeing initiatives. Her professional competence covers strategic real estate advisory, facilities and asset management. Anne is able to inform, influence and drive ideation across all sectors. Key strength lies in resilience, matching creativity with enterprise, enforcing global best practice combined with innovative mindset. She is known for supporting Corporate Boards in creating exponential solutions recognizing market conditions. Chair, Advocacy, Nigeria British Chamber of Commerce, British Business Group (Nig), Chair, RICS Assessors Panel, amongst other boards. Holds a master’s degree in Corporate real estate, CORENET, M.Sc. in Property Development & Management, B.Sc. Land Administration and has attended various executive leadership programmes. Other passion includes mentoring, philanthropy, education and public administration for which she is noted at the ‘C – Suite’.