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Event Date Mon Jul 5 CET - Fri Jul 9 CET (4 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Jul 5 6:00pm - Fri Jul 9 6:00pm
Location Virtual
Region All

The East Africa Property (EAPI) Summit 2021 is five-days of curated, and convenient, experiences created exclusively for the region’s real estate leaders. This year, you get exclusive access to your own personal networking experience, unique and fresh content and exclusive workshops.
Predicted to lead Africa’s post Covid-19 recovery in 2021, East Africa’s real estate sector has the opportunity to reinvent itself and build the foundations for a more sustainable and inclusive future. This year’s theme, Reposition & Reimagine, will provide the framework to answer the following key questions:​​​
Questions to be answered:
⦁ How will upgraded trade agreements, monetary policy and stimulus packages impact the economic recovery and how will the real estate sector position itself with regional elections around the corner? ​ ​​

⦁ How will new housing trends, including the move towards satellite towns and changing perspectives on design, space, privacy and safety transform the residential landscape? And what impact will this have on Kenya’s affordable housing programme? ​​​

⦁ How will the oversupplied office sector evolve – is it time to repurpose, offload or wait and see? ​​

⦁ How can retail landlords and developers reinvent and reposition their assets in a market undergoing seismic changes due to anchor tenant exits and reshuffling; the growth of e-commerce and continued Covid-19 protocols? ​​

⦁ Will investors and developers restructure their strategies to accommodate alternative RE assets as demand for industrial parks, data centres, tech cities, student housing and healthcare facilities continues to grow?​


2021 Speakers

Nicola Weimar
Group Chief Economist - Nedbank CIB

Godfrey Tapela
Senior Investment Officer - IFC, Kenya

Andre Janari
Chief Investment Officer - Gateway Real Estate Africa (GREA)

Gerhard Zeelie
Divisional Executive: Property Finance PM & Valuations - Nedbank CIB

Shevira Bissessor
Chief Operating Officer - Gateway Real Estate Africa (GREA)

Daniel Trappler
Senior Director, Development, Sub-Saharan Africa - Radisson Hotel Group

Jonathan Muga
Head of Investment Banking - Stanbic Bank

Somaya Joshua
Head: CPF Africa Regional Operations - Absa

James Mitchell
Co-Founder & CEO - BuildX

Robert Gichohi
Director - Turner & Townsend

John Rogers
Regional Director - East Africa - Turner & Townsend

Eugene Ngugi
Managing Director - Planning Interiors Limited

Jess Cleland
COO: Africa - Broll

Arvana Singh
Head: Sustainable Finance Solutions - Nedbank CIB

Simon Ardonceau
Head of Strategic Consulting - Africa - JLL

Simon Herd
Regional Director – Sub-Saharan Africa - MaceYMR LLP

Rosalind Wambui Mbarire
Chief Executive Officer - Retrak (Kenya Retail Traders Association)

Moses Lutalo
Managing Director - Broll, Uganda

Genevieve Naidoo
Divisional Executive: Property Finance PM & Valuations - Nedbank CIB

Honourable Charles Hinga
Principal Secretary - State Department Of Housing And Urban Development

Hooman Ehsani
Director of New Developments - Greenhills Investments

Leonard Mudachi
Chairman - RETRAK (Retail Traders Association of Kenya)

Steve McGuckin
Global Head of Client Programmes - Turner & Townsend

Marc du Toit
Head of Retail - Knight Frank Uganda

Stella Mutai
Head of Property Finance - NCBA Group Plc

Isaac Kamau
CEO & Co-Founder - The Vlage

Samantha Muna
Director of Development East Africa - Hilton, Kenya

Vivian Ombwayo
Director: Research and Valuation - Broll, Kenya

Gikonyo Gitonga
Managing Director - Axis Real Estate Ltd, Kenya

Thomas Mundy
MRICS International Capital Coverage EMEA - JLL

Antony Kambiriri
CFO - Mi Vida

Paul Williamson
Head - Business Development - Nairobi Gate Industrial Park, Kenya

Tim White
Founder & Chief Executive Officer - PROFICA

Sakina Hassanali
Director - HassConsult

Charles Haba
Managing Director - Century Real Estate, Rwanda

Heri Bomani
Managing Director - Pangani Group, Tanzania

Dhruv Pandit
CEO - Fedha Group, Kenya

Andrew Kusewa Kilonzi
Director - Boogertman & Partners Architects, Kenya

Richard Hough
CEO - Africa Logistics Properties (ALP), Kenya

Sean Godoy
Co-Founder & CEO - PropTech Africa & Divercity Property Solutions

Ronald Kaweesi
Project Lead - Proptech Uganda

Renee Ngamau
Speaker & Life and Business Strategist

Sheila Nyachieo
Head of ESG - Acorn Holdings Limited

Jevans Otieno
Founder - PropTech Kenya

Kavit Shah
Director - Tilisi & Maisha Developments

James Wilman
CEO - Future-tech

Etta Madete
Architectural Designer - BuildX

Mumo Kianga
Development Director - Garden City Development Limited/Mi Vida Homes

Ranee Nanji
Co-CEO - Tilisi Developments, Kenya

Dennis Papa Odenyi Quansah
Green Building Lead - IFC EDGE, Ghana

Seeta Shah
Senior Affordable Housing Specialist - FSD, Kenya

Fabio Nava
Vice President, Hotels and Hospitality, Sub- Saharan Africa - JLL

Kecia Rust
Executive Director and Founder - Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF), South Africa

Robyn T. Emerson
Urban Planner and President - Women in Real Estate, Kenya

Rose Muema
Former Chief Officer, Urban Planning, - Nairobi City County

Stanley Mwangi
Relationship Manager, Project Finance Mortgage Finance - HF Group

Apollo Buregyeya
CEO - Eco Concrete

Neil Black
Head of Project Management - Urban Regeneration - LandSec

Amos Mthembo
Project Manager in Africa - Reall

Merry Luzolo
Country Lead /ROA Architecture Director South Africa - Haussmann Africa

Esther Karegi
Head of Real Estate - Laser Property Services

Jordan Rabach
Managing Partner - Swiftcost Quantity Surveyors

John K. Kabuye
Founder & Chief Technical Consultant - BESIC Group

Ngatia Kirungie
Lead Infrastructure and Finance Advisor - State Department of Housing & Urban Development

Tatu Gatere
Co-Founder & CEO - Buildher

Anne-Marie Chidzero
CIO - FSD Africa Investments

Rob Wesselo
Managing Director - International Housing Solutions (IHS)

Joyner Okonjo
Managing Partner - JNO Advocates, LLP

Vijay Patel
CEO - Kaydee Group

Madhur Ramrakha
Advisory Board Member - Kenya Green Building Society

Illana Melzer
Founder and Lead Consultant - 71point4

Fatou Dieye
Independent Consultant Urbanization and Sustainable development in Affordable Housing Design and Supply Chain Management.

Emma Miloyo
Architect and Co-Founder - Design Source

Arthur Mukembo
Real Estate Consultant and Regional Director, - RE/MAX Uganda

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors & Exhibitors


• Profica
• Gateway Real Estate Africa

• Excellence In Design For Greater Efficencies
• International Finance Corporation

• Habitat for Humanity

• Haussmann Africa
• Turner & Townsend
• Broll
• Tilisi
• Reall
• Town and County Planners Association of Kenya

• Reits Association of Kenya
• Women in Real Estate
• Kenya Property Developers Association