Lagos Oriental Hotel
Lagos Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki - Epe Expy, Victoria Island 106104, Lagos, Nigeria

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Event Date Wed Nov 16 CET - Thu Nov 17 CET (11 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Nov 15 6:00pm - Wed Nov 16 6:00pm
Location Lagos Oriental Hotel
3 Lekki - Epe Expy, Victoria Island 106104, Lagos, Nigeria
Region EMEA

As the only regional annual event that connects international money to local opportunities and players, this year’s summit will play host to more than 80 speakers and 400 attendees over 2 days. Featuring multiple networking moments, including cocktails, Gala Dinner, Expo and the WAPI Proptech Forum, this year’s Summit is our biggest event ever.​

Key Statistics:
• 450+ Total Attendees ​
• 80+ Speakers​
• 30+ sessions
• Exclusive Dinner
• Cocktail Function
• WAPI Proptech Summit
• Workshops

West Africa’s Real Estate continues to evolve, formalise and deepen as investment builds and local players emerge. This year’s theme, New Frontiers in the New Normal shines a light on the sector and explores the opportunities across the value chain. From new investment horizons to the growth of local retail institutional brands; new funding strategies; infrastructure deficits and opportunities; funding for Proptech; as well as the role of green financing and development trends in the region.​

• New investment frontiers in a post-Covid World
• Local Institutionalization of West African Retail Real Estate
• New Funding Strategies & Patterns
• Infrastructure Deficits and Development opportunities​
• Venture Opportunities and Financing for Proptech in West Africa
• Green Financing & Development Trends in West African Real Estate


2022 Speakers

Trevor Ward
Managing Director, W Hospitality Group, Nigeria

Ronald Phillip
Senior Director: Strategic Planning, Agility Logistics Parks & Proptech Angel Investor

John Oamen
CEO, Cutstruct

Dolapo Omidire
Founder, Estate Intel

Tilda Mwai
Research Associate: Africa, Estate Intel

Jan Snyman
Director: Capital Markets, CBRE Excellerate – South Africa

Tolu Sokenu
Director: Real Estate, Actis

Chuka Azinge
Senior Project Manager, Turner & Townsend

Omoyemi Olayiwola
Director: Policy and Advocacy, Green Building Council

Cesar Tayoun
Electrical Engineer, ITB Nigeria Limited

Chinwe Sagna
Managing Partner, Catalyst Realty Solutions

Chris Titmas
Group Director, West Africa, Profica

Dr Krishnan Ranganath
Regional Executive, West Africa, Africa Data Centres

Patrick Ilodianya
CEO, SFS Capital

Frank Okosun
Senior Partner, Knight Frank, Nigeria

Deborah Nicol-Omeruah
Board member, RICS Standards & Regulation Board

Oyinda Akinyemi
Executive Director & Head of ECM Execution: Africa Regions, Stanbic IBTC Capital

Stephen Ojji
Executive Director Strategy & Planning, Pennek

Mark Slade
Co-Founder & Creator, Little Company Nigeria Limited

Muyiwa Oni
Regional Head of Equity Research: West Africa, Stanbic IBTC Bank

Pierre Groenewald
Director, Novare Fund Manager

Mojibade Sosanya

Vivian Anthony
Sales Manager, Pennek Nigeria

Michael Obiaju
Legal Officer, Pennek Nigeria

Karl Hala
General Manager, Lagos Continental Hotel, Nigeria

Allan Wantenaar
VP: Advisory Services, HTI Consulting

Kola Aina
Founder, Ventures Platform

Damola Akindolire
Founder, TK Tech Africa

Tomiwa Aladekomo
Founder, Big Cabal

Khaf Animashaun
Head: Strategy, Sterling Bank

Victor Boyle-Komolafe
Founder, GIVO

Ola Daramola
CEO, BuyLetLive

Victor Olatunde
CEO, Salesplat

Dele Oladunjoye
Managing Partner, Greychapel Legal

Tochi Adesanya
Founder, Liveizy

Idris Ayodeji Bello
Founder, Lofty Inc.

Dipo Adebo
Director, DAA Architects

Kim Irmler
Development Director: Sub-Saharan Africa, Accor Hotels

Gadwel Musyoka
Director, Bakyson

Ahmed Raza
General Manager, Radisson Hotel Group

Linda Okwudili
Managing Director, AfricaWorks

Peacemaker Afolabi
CEO, Brass & Castles

Akintola Adesanmi
Co-Founder and CEO, Spleet

Tola Akinhanmi
Head: Real Estate Finance (West Africa), Stanbic IBTC Capital

Daniel Bloch
CEO, Seso Global

Dennis Quansah
Green Building Lead: Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya,, IFC Edge

Gbenga Olaniyan
CEO, Estate Links

Tayo Odunsi
CEO, Northcourt

Derrick Roper
Managing Director, Novare Equity Partners

Tope Runsewe
CEO, Dutum Group

Erwan Garnier
Senior Director, Development, Africa Radisson Hotel Group

Ayotunde Adesulu
CEO, Novare Real Estate Nigeria

Laide Agboola
CEO, Purple

Deelan Govender
Associate Director, Whole Life Cycle Cost Lead, Turner & Townsend

Anne Rinu
Head of Property (Nigeria and West Africa), Standard Chartered Bank

Hein du Plessis
CEO: Nigeria, Novare Fund Manager

Dinesh Rathi
CEO, Lagos Free Zone

Emmanuel Falude
Founding Partner, Litedares Consult Limited

Ope Adetiba
COO, Purple Proptech Limited

Temilola Sonola
Green Building Market Transformation Program, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Nigeria

Kehinde Ogundimu
Chief Executive Officer, NMRC, Nigeria

Timi Adesanya
Country Commercial Manager, Agility Logistics Parks Nigeria

Tope Fasunloro
Associate Partner, Knight Frank

Tunde Balogun
Chief Executive Officer, Small Small

Yomi Ademola
Managing Director, Alaro City Development FZC

Funke Okubadejo
Director, Real Estate, Actis

Tosin Ajose
Lead Advisor, DealHQ

Ayo Ibaru
Chief Operations Officer, Northcourt Real Estate, Nigeria

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• Pennek

• Stanbic IBTC
• Purple
• Novare

• BuyLetLive
• Dutum
• Herel
• Lagos FreeZone
• Brass Castles
• Knight Frank

• Edge

• Profica

• Radisson Hotel Group
• Accor
• W Hospitality Group

• Estate Links
• Turner & Townsend
• Modus
• Northcourt
• EI