(MSc Real Estate Investment), Senior Partner
Martin Nwike is Founder and Senior Partner at AL. Martin established African Land in 2019 with the specific aim of partnering high quality real estate opportunities in Africa with sophisticated investors that are willing an able to take a long-term view of the African investment landscape.
AL provides a unique one stop service which embraces property search and acquisition, refurbishment and design, letting and rental management, using sophisticated financial modelling to optimize returns.
Martin has over 10 years of experience in UK and European property. He has acted on behalf of HNW investors and Property Investment Funds and has an expansive real estate network in Europe and Africa. He comes with a wealth of knowledge, HNW clients & investors and many leading Global real estate experts as advisors.
After graduating from Cass Business School in London, Martin has become a serial entrepreneur with holdings and experience in African Technology companies, Wholesale & Distribution as well as Real Estate.
Darren Brown is a Senior Partner at AL and heads up the real estate development as well as search & acquisitions department for Ghana. He has over 10 years of real estate investment & development experience in Accra, Ghana; where, over the last 5 years, he has been critical in the acquisition & development of over $150M of prime, high-end real estate projects such as ‘Number One Oxford Street’ in Osu, Accra and ‘Kwarleys’ in Airport Residential, Accra.
Darren is an established businessman with a strong reputation and has built an enviable list of key contacts and decision makers in Ghana, and West-Africa as a whole.
Darren has enjoyed a high profile and prestigious career. Coupled with his extensive on-the-ground experience from an investor perspective in West African real estate, he brings invaluable insight, local market knowledge and guidance to AL’s operations and he is critical in formulating internal policies, strategies and objectives.
Andrey is an International Construction Project Director with 20 years’ experience across Europe, Middle East and Africa successfully leading luxury residential, office, retail and high-end mixed-use development projects. Over the last 6 years, Andrey has been working in Kenya, adding new landmarks to Nairobi skyline.
Before coming to Kenya Andrey spent several years working in the UK, Russia, France and the Netherlands. Andrey holds a Bachelor's Degree in Construction and Project Management from Moscow State University and a Master's Degree in Real Estate Investment from Cass Business School, UK. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is an active participant of the national Built Environment working group. Andrey is a regular speaker at RICS events covering such topics as project management under high level of uncertainty and management of abandoned projects from takeover to completion.
(BSc Business Administration), Senior Partner
Chinedu Mbadiwe is a Senior Partner at AL and has 10 years’ experience in Oil & Gas, Banking and Real Estate in Nigeria. Most recently, he successfully managed a specialist family office with substantial real estate holdings in Lagos, Nigeria, where he led to their restructure and overseeing the acquisitions, dispositions and development of their portfolio in Nigeria. The portfolio consisted of commercial, residential, retail, educational and hotel properties.
Chinedu is a well-connected and savvy business operator with extensive experience and local market knowledge in Nigerian real estate. He also benefits from his understanding of other major industrial sectors such as Energy, Mining, Finance & Agriculture.
(LLB Law), Legal Advisor
Linda Onyechi is a Legal Advisor for AL and has over 10 years’ legal experience. She is a graduate with a bachelor's in Law at the university of Northampton and holds a diploma in Legal Practice from the university of Westminster.
She has been enrolled as a practicing Solicitor governed by the Law Society in England and Wales since 2011. Linda is also the co-founder and Director of a London based law firm, Titan Solicitors.
Ayodele Jenyo is a property entrepreneur with a strong track-record and experience in “impacting investing”, specifically in the social housing sector. After raising initial seed capital for a proof of concept housing model in London 10 years ago, he created a multi-million pound real-estate portfolio that produced above market returns to his investors.
Ayodele has acquired over £50M worth of real estate worldwide with and on behalf of ethical HNWI investors. Ayodele has exemplified stakeholder management throughout his career, working collaboratively with investors, national and local government and third sector organizations in the UK and Africa.