Samuel Ogbu, CEO Liberty Property
Liberty Properties is an integrated property business involved in investment, development and management of prime retail, office and hotel properties primarily in South Africa but now expanding across the continent. They operate as an incorporated strategic business unit within the Liberty Holdings Group which is part of the Standard Bank Group. They have assets under management of R28 billion (e 2.5 bn) which includes some of the most iconic property assets on the continent such as the Sandton City shopping complex, Eastgate, the Sandton Convention Centre, as well as thirteen hotels and a number of major office developments. Liberty Properties in the process of completing the Levy Business Park development in Lusaka, Zambia which will be Zambia’s first fully enclosed mall, hotel and office complex, have projects in progress or under consideration in three other African countries, and also manage a listed property fund in Botswana.