Speakers

KEY INDUSTRY EXPERTS

The EAPI Summit 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 caliber of speakers, who, in many respects, set the tone for the summit.

If you would like to get in touch with us about speaking at EAPI, please contact Kfir Rusin at krusin@apisummit.co.za

Our 2017 Speakers

Janson Huang

Janson Huang

Founder & Chairman
Group Six International, Tanzania

Robert Gichohi

Robert Gichohi

Director: Projects
MML | Project & Construction Managers, Kenya

Morris Okoth

Morris Okoth

Director
ProLand Realtors Ltd, Kenya

Nitin Shah

Nitin Shah

Chief Operating Officer
Sarit Centre, Kenya

Charles Ndungu

Charles Ndungu

Director
Triad Architects, Kenya

Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

Managing Director: Africa
Betts Townsend, South Africa

Stanley Kamau

Stanley Kamau

Director of Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit
National Treasury, Kenya

Amir Lababedi

Amir Lababedi

Vice President Development - Middle East, Africa & South Asia
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, United Arab Emirates

Annish Doorgapersad

Annish Doorgapersad

Head of Operations in East Africa
G5 Properties, South Africa

Judy Ndungi

Judy Ndungi

Retail, Entrepreneur & Regional Managing Director
Accessorize with style, Kenya

Stefano Contardo

Stefano Contardo

Developments Executive at Improvon
Improvon, South Africa

Alex Njage

Alex Njage

Partner: Head of Real Estate & Construction
Bowmans, Kenya

Jean-Pierre Labuschagne

Jean-Pierre Labuschagne

Partner - Head of Africa Infrastructure & Capital Projects
Deloitte East Africa

Hilary Itela

Hilary Itela

Logistics and Supply Chain Logistics
Independent Consultant, Kenya

Gordon Bell

Gordon Bell

Director
East Africa Operations, Broll Property Group, Kenya

Oscar Ogunde

Oscar Ogunde

Executive Director
Symbion

Neer Chandaria

Neer Chandaria

Director - Head of Sales, Marketing & Business Development
Chandaria Industries Ltd. (CIL), Kenya

Gloria Mamwa

Gloria Mamwa

Head of Property, Kenya & East Africa
Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Ltd, Kenya

Illaria Benucci

Illaria Benucci

Investment Director
CDC Group, United Kingdom

Darshan Chandaria

Darshan Chandaria

Group CEO
Chandaria Group

Timothy Manyuira

Timothy Manyuira

Founding Director
Tandem and Stark Ltd.

Peter Small

Peter Small

Managing Director
Broll Kenya

Johann De Wet

Johann De Wet

Architect
Boogertman & Partners - Kenya

Kris Senanu

Kris Senanu

Managing Director: Enterprise Division
Telkom - Kenya

Apollo Makubuya

Apollo Makubuya

Partner
MMAKS Advocates - Uganda

Caroline Wanjeri Kihara 

Caroline Wanjeri Kihara 

Head Mortgage Business
KCB Bank Group - Kenya

James Hoddell

James Hoddell

Partner
Emerge Developments Ltd - South Africa

Simon Herd

Simon Herd

Partner
YMR - Kenya

Hasnain Noorani

Hasnain Noorani

Founder & Group Managing Director
Prideinn Hotels & Conferencing - Kenya

Kabir Chal

Kabir Chal

Investment Principal
Actis - Kenya

Ewout Holst

Ewout Holst

Head of Corporate Solutions
Sub-Saharan Africa at JLL - South Africa

Willy Kimani

Willy Kimani

Chief Commercial Officer
Naivas - Kenya

Andrew McLachlan

Andrew McLachlan

Senior Vice President, Africa & The Indian Ocean Islands
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group - South Africa

Sakina Hassanali

Sakina Hassanali

The Head of Research and Marketing
Hass Consult - Kenya

Sam Imende

Sam Imende

Business Development Manager
Java House - Kenya

Paul Phillips

Paul Phillips

Partner & Director
Buffalo Mall Developments - Kenya

Jeddidah Thotho

Jeddidah Thotho

Retail Director
Deacons - Kenya

Naaman Geda

Naaman Geda

Africa Executive
Renovatio - Kenya

Wangeci Kanjama

Wangeci Kanjama

Chairman of Property Advisory Board
Safaricom Staff Pension Scheme - Kenya

Charles Nsibande

Charles Nsibande

Development Manager
G5 Properties - South Africa

Betty Musyoki

Betty Musyoki

Director
Celer Consulting, Kenya

Ranee Ngamau

Ranee Ngamau

Master of Ceremonies
98.4 Capital FM - Kenya

Tom Mundy

Tom Mundy

Head of SSA Research & Market Intelligence Group
JLL - South Africa

Darren Katz

Darren Katz

Managing Director
Excellerate Brand Management - South Africa

Jonathan Turner

Jonathan Turner

Partner
Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate - South Africa

Julien Garcier

Julien Garcier

Founder & Managing Director
Sagaci Research - Kenya

Abraham Munene

Abraham Munene

Executive Director
Fedha Group - Kenya

Julien Kavaruganda

Julien Kavaruganda

Senior Partner
K-Solutions & Partners (ALN) - Rwanda

Jared Osoro

Jared Osoro

Director
KBA Centre - Kenya

Ruth Okal

Ruth Okal

Property Asset Manager
STANLIB Fahari I-REIT - Kenya

Rohan Thotabaduge

Rohan Thotabaduge

Architect
WS Atkins International - Oman

May Al Hinai

May Al Hinai

Architect
WS Atkins International - Oman

Geoffrey Odundo

Geoffrey Odundo

Chief Executive Officer
Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited - Kenya

Fiona Craw

Fiona Craw

Property Manager
GemSuites Luxury Serviced Apartments - Kenya

Vincent Agaba

Vincent Agaba

Managing Director
Avarts Housing Ltd - Uganda

Tejas Shah

Tejas Shah

Regional Vice President – Acquisitions & Developments SSA
Hyatt International - Kenya

Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor

Managing Director
Cushman Wakefield Excellerate - Tanzania

Dr. Paul Gachanja

Dr. Paul Gachanja

Chairman Departments of Economics
Kenyatta University - Kenya

Nick Langford

Nick Langford

Country Head
Rendeavour - Kenya

Marc Du Doit

Marc Du Doit

Head of Retail Property Management
Knight Frank - South Africa

Koome Gikunda

Koome Gikunda

Director
Actis, Kenya

Kevin Chetty

Kevin Chetty

Director for Market Development and Housing Finance
Habitat International - South Africa

Judy Rugasira Kyanda

Judy Rugasira Kyanda

Managing Director
Knight Frank - Uganda

John Kabuye-Kalungi

John Kabuye-Kalungi

Vice Chairperson
Kenyan Green Building Society - Kenya

Jeffrey Fenimore

Jeffrey Fenimore

Managing Director
DLR Group Africa - United States of America

Femi  Adewole

Femi Adewole

Acting Managing Director
Shelter Afrique - Kenya

Elizabeth Chege

Elizabeth Chege

Chairperson
Kenya Green Building Council - Kenya

Andrey Lyubimov

Andrey Lyubimov

Development Mananger
Imaran Group - Kenya

Peter Muraya

Peter Muraya

Chief Executive Officer
Suraya Property Group - Kenya

Daniel Kamau

Daniel Kamau

Executive Director - Real Estate
Fusion Capital - Kenya

Pierre Celestin Rwabukumba

Pierre Celestin Rwabukumba

Chief Executive Officer
Rwanda Stock Exchange - Rwanda

Toby Selman

Toby Selman

Chief Executive Officer  
Africa Logistics Properties - Kenya

Samantha Muna

Samantha Muna

Managing Director & Senior Hospitality Consultant
Trianum Hospitality Ltd - Kenya

Godfrey Tapela

Godfrey Tapela

Senior Investment Officer
IFC - Kenya

Abraham Muthogo Kamau

Abraham Muthogo Kamau

Director Business Origination
Miradi Capital - Kenya

Edward Burbridge

Edward Burbridge

Chief Executive Officer
Burbidge Capital Ltd - Kenya

Pius Muchiri

Pius Muchiri

Managing Director
Nabo Capital - Kenya

Aunali Bhaiji

Aunali Bhaiji

Regional Director
Bollore Transport & Logistics East Africa - Kenya

Tom Sitati

Tom Sitati

Partner
Brand Integrated Consulting LLP - Kenya

Alexis Janoray

Alexis Janoray

Vice President Development
Accor Hotels - France

Gilles Devendeville

Gilles Devendeville

International Malls & Retail Consultant
France

David Kinyua 

David Kinyua 

Director
Esham Park Group - Kenya

Anthony Lewis

Anthony Lewis

Director SSA Capital Markets
JLL - South Africa

Ben Woodhams

Ben Woodhams

Managing Director
Knight Frank - Kenya

Lasse Ristolainen

Lasse Ristolainen

Development Director SSA
Hilton Wordwide - South Africa

Michael Mugasa

Michael Mugasa

Partner
PWC Kenya - Kenya

John Rogers

John Rogers

Managing Director
MML - Kenya

Kavit Shah

Kavit Shah

Co-CEO
Tilisi Developments Ltd - Kenya

Ravi Kumar Kohli

Ravi Kumar Kohli

Managing Director
Karibu Homes - Kenya

Heri Bomani

Heri Bomani

Co-founder
Pangani Group - Tanzania

Charles Haba

Charles Haba

Managing Director
Century Real Estate - Rwanda

Kwame Parker

Kwame Parker

Executive and Head, Power and Infrastructure East Africa
Stanbic Bank - Kenya

Robert Broll

Robert Broll

Lease Consultant: Retail Leasing and Developments
Broll Property Group - South Africa

Stephen Westwood

Stephen Westwood

Consultant: Occupier Services
Broll Property Group - South Africa

Shamiza Ratansi

Shamiza Ratansi

Managing Partner
ATZ Law Chambers - Tanzania

Peter Welborn

Peter Welborn

Knight Frank Chairman Africa
Knight Frank Kenya - United Kingdom

V. Gikonyo Gitonga

V. Gikonyo Gitonga

Managing Director
Axis Real Estate - Kenya

Jacquelyn Ssali

Jacquelyn Ssali

Director
Pine Investment Ltd - Uganda

Michael Mwesigwa

Michael Mwesigwa

Head of Sales
DFCU Bank - Uganda

Evans Kamau

Evans Kamau

Investment Officer
IFC World Bank - Kenya

Felix Lati

Felix Lati

Managing Partner
Lexicon + Ion - Kenya

David Luwigi

David Luwigi

Property Investment Manager
GenAfrica - Kenya

Cameron Rush

Cameron Rush

Managing Director
Planning Project Management Ltd - Kenya

Jonathan Godbout

Jonathan Godbout

Director of Programs & International Development
Builders of Hope - United States of America

Nicholas Malaki

Nicholas Malaki

Chief Investment Officer
Pinebridge Investments - Kenya

Ranee Nanji

Ranee Nanji

Co-CEO
Tilisi Developments Ltd - Kenya

Timothy Mulondo

Timothy Mulondo

Head of Research and Consultancy
Axis Real Estate Ltd - Kenya

Mairura Omwenga

Mairura Omwenga

Chairman
Town And County Planners Association (TCPAK) - Kenya

Tim Smith

Tim Smith

Managing Partner
HVS Cape Town - South Africa

Mucai Kunyiha

Mucai Kunyiha

Chairman
Kenya Property Developers Association - Kenya

Ali Hussein Kassim

Ali Hussein Kassim

Chief Executive Officer
Campus Citi - Kenya

Jonathan Jackson

Jonathan Jackson

Chairman
Lordship Africa - Kenya

Mark Dunford

Mark Dunford

Vice President Hotels & Hospitality
JLL - Kenya

Phillip Hillman

Phillip Hillman

Chairman of JLL’s Alternative Investments Group
JLL - United Kingdom

Amyn Mussa

Amyn Mussa

Partner
Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) - Kenya

Gerhard Zeelie

Gerhard Zeelie

Head Real Estate Finance: Rest of Africa
Standard Bank CIB - South Africa