API 2018 : KEY SPEAKERS

API 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 API, please contact Kfir Rusin [email protected]

Gugulethu Mfuphi
Gugulethu Mfuphi
Kaya FM’s Kaya Bizz Presenter, former CNBC Africa Senior Anchor - Kaya FM's Kaya Bizz Presenter, South Africa
Gaetan Siew
Gaetan Siew
Chairperson - Port Louis Development Initiative & Special Envoy, UN Habitat, Mauritius
Malcolm Horne
Malcolm Horne
CEO - Broll Property Group
Josh Panknin
Josh Panknin
Associate Director and Adjunct Professor: Center for Urban Real Estate - Columbia University, New York
Benjamin Kodisang
Benjamin Kodisang
Founder & Chief Executive Officer - ALT Capital Partners, South Africa
Sunil Benimadhu
Sunil Benimadhu
Chief Executive Officer - The Stock Exchange of Mauritius, Mauritius
Dr Martyn Davies
Dr Martyn Davies
Partner & Managing Director - Emerging Markets & Africa, Deloitte
Marc Wachsberger
Marc Wachsberger
Managing Director - The Capital Hotel and Apartments
Gavin Cox
Gavin Cox
Head: Retail Management and Retail Leasing - Broll Property Group, Nigeria
Timothy Murungi
Timothy Murungi
Commercial Director - Centum Real Estate, Kenya
Dr Chii Akporji
Dr Chii Akporji
Executive Director - Corporate Strategy and Planning - Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company, Nigeria
Craig McMurray
Craig McMurray
Founder and Chief Executive Officer - Respublica Student Living
Vicus Bouwer
Vicus Bouwer
Retail Leasing Africa - Broll Property Group, South Africa
Eckardt Dauck
Eckardt Dauck
Chairman - Zero Carbon Designs, Germany, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya
Ramanand Beedassy
Ramanand Beedassy
Director - Broll Indian Ocean - Broll Property Group, Mauritius
Pierre Groenewald
Pierre Groenewald
Chief Invetment Officer - Novare, Nigeria
Nnenna Alintah
Nnenna Alintah
Head: Corporate Real Estate Services - Broll Property Group, Nigeria
Bronwyn Corbett
Bronwyn Corbett
Chief Executive Officer - GRIT, Mauritius
Vijay Patel
Vijay Patel
Chief Executive Officer - KAYDEE group, Kenya
Thomas Reilly
Thomas Reilly
Managing Director - Growthpoint Investec African Properties
Mwewa Kyamulanda
Mwewa Kyamulanda
Director Investments - ZSIC, Zambia
Jeremy Kelly
Jeremy Kelly
Director: Global Research - JLL, South Africa
Jonathan Lotter
Jonathan Lotter
Asset Manager (Attafrica Ghana Portfolio) - Broll Property Group, Ghana
Nawfal Bendefa
Nawfal Bendefa
Founder and Chief Executive Officer - REIM Partners, Morocco
Peter Small
Peter Small
Managing Director - Broll Property Group, Kenya
Fred Nzui
Fred Nzui
Principle Officer - JKUAT Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme, Kenya
Olaf Schmidt
Olaf Schmidt
Manager: H&E, TRP - Africa MAS Department - IFC, South Africa
Toby Selman
Toby Selman
Chief Executive Officer - Africa Logistics Properties, Kenya
Gerald Gondo
Gerald Gondo
Executive: Business Development - Africa, Riscura, Mauritius
Steve Draper
Steve Draper
Senior Investment Officer of Real Estate at the WSIB
Selwyn Blieden
Selwyn Blieden
Head: Africa Coverage, Commercial Property Finance - Barclay's Africa Group (CIB), South Africa
Warren Van Der Merwe
Warren Van Der Merwe
Chief Operating Officer - Vantage Capital, South Africa
Guido Giachetti
Guido Giachetti
Executive Chairman - RDC Properties Ltd, Botswana
Shamin A. Sookia
Shamin A. Sookia
Managing Director - Perigeum Capital, Mauritius
Tom Mundy
Tom Mundy
Head of SSA Research & Market Intelligence Group - JLL, South Africa
Simon Ardonceau
Simon Ardonceau
Head of Strategic Consulting - JLL, South Africa
Simbarashe Mhuriro
Simbarashe Mhuriro
Founder and Managing Director - Oxygen Africa, Zimbabwe
Kevin Chetty
Kevin Chetty
Director EMEA, - Habitat for Humanity International, South Africa
Naaman Geda
Naaman Geda
Africa Executive - Renovatio Capital, Brazil
Deon Bruwer
Deon Bruwer
Group Chief Executive Officer - Forum Properties Africa, South Africa
Xander Nijnens
Xander Nijnens
Senior Vice President - JLL, South Africa
Julien Garcier
Julien Garcier
Founder and Managing Director - Sagaci Research, Kenya
Tosin Ajose
Tosin Ajose
Lead Advisor - DealHQ Partners, Nigeria, Nigeria
Adriaan Otto
Adriaan Otto
Africa Originator - Massmart, South Africa
Samuel de Gersigny
Samuel de Gersigny
Director - Smart City of Moka, Mauritius
Obinna Okwodu
Obinna Okwodu
Founder - Fibre, Nigeria
Ibraheem Babalola
Ibraheem Babalola
Co-Founder/CEO - Muster, United Kingdom
Sethebe Manake
Sethebe Manake
Chief Executive Officer - Vantage Properties, Botswana
Olivier Desvaux de Marigny
Olivier Desvaux de Marigny
Development Manager - Medine Property, Mauritius
Maurice Madiba
Maurice Madiba
Chief Executive Officer - Cloud Atlas Investing, South Africa
Wayne Berger
Wayne Berger
Managing Partner - iShack, South Africa
Cairon Clarke
Cairon Clarke
Founder - PlotPeer
Michael Denenga
Michael Denenga
Partner - Webber Wentzel, South Africa
Sachin Mohabeer
Sachin Mohabeer
Head: Real Estate & Hospitality , Investment Office - Economic Development Board, Mauritus
Zama Nkosi
Zama Nkosi
Partnerships Manager - WHAT3WORDS, South Africa
Didier Viney
Didier Viney
Head of Africa Desk - DTOS, Mauritus
Kecia Rust
Kecia Rust
Executive Director - Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF), South Africa
Eileen Andrew
Eileen Andrew
Client Consultant - ‎MSCI, South Africa
Dolapo Omidire
Dolapo Omidire
Founder and Team Lead - Estate Intel, Nigeria
Stan Garrun
Stan Garrun
Head: Africa Analytics Project - ‎Urban Real Estate Research Unit, South Africa
Camilla Repenning
Camilla Repenning
Maboneng Precinct, South Africa
Joel Couve de Murville
Joel Couve de Murville
Head: Marketing & Sales - Noveterra, Mauritius
Chinwe Ajene-Sagna
Chinwe Ajene-Sagna
Head: Business Development - Rendeavour
Jonty Melamed
Jonty Melamed
Founder/CEO - Visual Renders
James Nathan
James Nathan
Investment & Acquisition Manager - Hospitality Property Fund
Tara O’Connor
Tara O’Connor
Executive Director - Africa Risk Consulting & ARC Briefing
Emilie Oliver
Emilie Oliver
Business Development Manager - Omnicane Limited, Mauritius
Lenore Cairncross
Lenore Cairncross
Program Manager - Africa Green Building Lead, IFC
Tim White
Tim White
Founder & Chief Executive Officer - PROFICA
Greg Pearson
Greg Pearson
CEO - CEO Gateway Delta & Co-founder GRIT, Mauritius
Joel Bruneau
Joel Bruneau
Head of Property - Omnicane Ltd, Mauritius
Ben Shaw
Ben Shaw
CEO - HouseME
Solly Mboweni
Solly Mboweni
Head of Housing Operations - IHS & COO, Transcend
His Excellency, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa
His Excellency, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa
Governor - Delta State, Nigeria
Rob Wesselo
Rob Wesselo
Managing Director - International Housing Solutions (IHS)
Craig Smith
Craig Smith
Head of Research and Property - Anchor Stock Brokers
Phillip Jarman
Phillip Jarman
COO - Seso Global
Alexis Janoray
Alexis Janoray
Head of Development Africa - AccorHotels
Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane
Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane
Chairman - Thebe investment Management, Zambia
Bevan Smith
Bevan Smith
Senior Investment Officer - GRIT
Tola Akinhanmi
Tola Akinhanmi
Acting Head - Real Estate Finance (West Africa) at Stanbic IBTC Capital Ltd
Mark Fairweather
Mark Fairweather
Managing Director: Africa - MRI Software
Hakeem Ogunniran
Hakeem Ogunniran
Founder/CEO - Eximia Realty Ltd and Home4Me Nigeria Ltd
Dhruv Pandit
Dhruv Pandit
CEO, Fedha Group, Kenya - Fedha Group
Linda Dotwana
Linda Dotwana
Portfolio Manager, TUHF - Portfolio Manager
Simon Gouweloos
Simon Gouweloos
Senior Transactor - Africa Regions Real Estate Finance for Standard Bank South Africa
Nathaniel Micklem
Nathaniel Micklem
Portfolio Manager, - Credit team, Investec Asset Management
Ken Osei
Ken Osei
Principal Investment Officer; Manufacturing, Agribusiness & Consumer Service - International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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.