Chinwe Ajene-Sagna

Managing Partner Catalyst Realty Solution

Ms. Chinwe Ajene-Sagna is a trusted Advisor and Board Executive with over 20 years of experience in the real assets/property management industry operating at C-suite levels across the public and private sectors within the US, France, Francophone and Anglophone Africa. She is the Founder & Managing Partner of a full-service real estate firm Catalyst Realty Solutions (CRS), and an adjunct-faculty in the Strategy Department of the Lagos Business School. 

Having spent over 14 years with JLL, a Fortune 500, NYSE listed global real estate market leader, Chinwe was Head for West Africa and was previously the Group Head of Business Development Africa for Rendeavour – Africa’s largest private city developers with over 12,000 hectares in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, DRC, and Zambia.

Chinwe sits on the Global Advisory board of the Harvard Business School (Africa), the Alpha Mead Group/ Facilities & Management services board, Amandla Capital/Sunu Real Estate board, and the Advisory boards of AfricaWorks and Seso Global.

An IFC EDGE Expert (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiency) for sustainable green buildings, MRICS, UK and Nigeria IOD amongst other qualifications, Chinwe holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA (High Honors) from Dartmouth College. She speaks French fluently, is learning Arabic and enjoys traveling and golf.