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Lanre Fatimilehin

<p>Lanre Fatimilehin was until recently the Acting Chief Executive Officer for Africa Real Estate Investment and Asset Management (ARIA), the asset management subsidiary of the Persianas Group. He joined ARIA as Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Persianas is a developer, owner and operator of commercial retail properties in Nigeria (including The Palms Lekki).</p> <p>Prior to this, he was a Principal in the Corporate & Institutional Clients Department at Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria where he provided financing solutions to Nigerian corporates in various sectors. He was previously responsible for the Debt Capital Markets business of Standard Chartered in West Africa.</p> <p>Before joining Standard Chartered in 2011, Lanre was a Special Adviser to the Nigerian Minister of Finance focusing on capital markets, power and infrastructure. He was a key member of the team that executed the issuance of Nigeria’s debut Eurobond.</p> <p>Lanre began his career within the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs International in London where he was an Analyst and then an Associate in the European Structured Finance Group.</p> <p>He received a MEng in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and an MPhil in Real Estate Finance from the University of Cambridge. He has attended the Real Estate Management Course at Harvard Business School. He is an Associate of the Nigerian Leadership Initiative (NLI) and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Lanre is a RICS accredited ACRE Civil and Commercial Mediator.</p>