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]

Gaetan Siew
Gaetan Siew
Chairperson - Port Louis Development Initiative & Special Envoy, UN Habitat
Dr Martyn Davies
Dr Martyn Davies
MANAGING DIRECTOR - DELOITTE, SOUTH AFRICA
Marc Wachsberger
Marc Wachsberger
Managing Director - Capital Hotels & Apartments
Craig McMurray
Craig McMurray
Founder and Chief Executive Officer - Respublica Student Living
Benjamin Kodisang
Benjamin Kodisang
Founder & Chief Executive Officer - ALT Capital Partners
Timothy Murungi
Timothy Murungi
Commercial Director - Centum Real Estate
Derrick Roper
Derrick Roper
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - NOVARE EQUITY PARTNERS, SOUTH AFRICA
Dr Chii Akporji
Dr Chii Akporji
Executive Director - Corporate Strategy and Planning - Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company
Bronwyn Corbett
Bronwyn Corbett
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - GRIT, MAURITIUS
Toby Selman
Toby Selman
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - AFRICA LOGISTICS PROPERTIES, PAN-AFRICAN
Ilaria Benucci
Ilaria Benucci
Investment Director, Equity Investments - CDC Group plc
Vicus Bouwer
Vicus Bouwer
DIVISIONAL DIRECTOR: RETAIL LEASING AFRICA - BROLL PROPERTY GROUP, SOUTH AFRICA
Jess Cleland
Jess Cleland
DIVISIONAL DIRECTOR: STRATEGY & CONSULTING OCCUPIER SERVICES - BROLL PROPERTY GROUP, SOUTH AFRICA
Leonard Michau
Leonard Michau
DIRECTOR: HEAD OF WEST AFRICAN OPERATIONS - BROLL PROPERTY GROUP, SOUTH AFRICA
Greg Pearson
Greg Pearson
DIRECTOR - GRIT, MAURITIUS
Heidi Rix
Heidi Rix
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - GRIT, MAURITIUS
Gerhard Zeelie
Gerhard Zeelie
Head: Real Estate Finance: Rest of Africa - Standard Bank (CIB)
Selwyn Blieden
Selwyn Blieden
HEAD OF CPF COVERAGE: REST OF AFRICA - BARCLAY'S AFRICA GROUP (CIB), SOUTH AFRICA
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
Daniel Bloch
Daniel Bloch
CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Kevin Chetty
Kevin Chetty
Director: Market Development & Housing Finance - Habitat for Humanity International EMEA
Warren Van Der Merwe
Warren Van Der Merwe
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - VANTAGE CAPITAL, SOUTH AFRICA
Guido Giachetti
Guido Giachetti
GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - REAL ESTATE GROUP, BOTSWANA
Naaman Geda
Naaman Geda
AFRICA EXECUTIVE - RENOVATIO CAPITAL, BRAZIL
Kevin Teeroovengadum
Kevin Teeroovengadum
‘CEO on Sabbatical’
Deon Bruwer
Deon Bruwer
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - FORUM PROPERTIES, SOUTH AFRICA
Xander Nijnens
Xander Nijnens
Senior Vice President - JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group Sub- Saharan Africa
Julien Garcier
Julien Garcier
Managing Director - Sagaci Research, Kenya
Nick Langford
Nick Langford
COUNTRY HEAD - RENDEAVOUR, KENYA
Oluwatosin Ajose
Oluwatosin Ajose
Associate Partner - Detail Commercial Sollicitors
Samuel de Gersigny
Samuel de Gersigny
Director - Moka Smart City
Ibraheem Babalolas
Ibraheem Babalolas
Co-Founder/CEO - Muster
Obinna Okwodu
Obinna Okwodu
CEO - Fibre
Adriaan Otto
Adriaan Otto
Africa Originator - Massmart
Wayne Berger
Wayne Berger
Managing Partner - iShack
Chairman - Zero Carbon Designs
Zama Nkosi
Zama Nkosi
Partnerships Manager - WHAT3WORDS, South Africa
Vijay Patel
Vijay Patel
Chief Executive Officer - KAYDEE group, Kenya

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.