Directors

Munachi C Okoye | Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Munachi Okoye is the CEO and founder of MCO Real Estate Limited (MCORE). Prior to founding MCORE, Mr Okoye worked as the Head of Principal Investments at Diamond Capital & Financial Markets, Nigeria, where he was responsible for structuring multiple real estate, oil and gas, power, infrastructure and private equity transactions.

Prior to his re-location to Nigeria in 2008, Munachi worked in the United Kingdom and Europe in the financial services sector as a fixed income analyst at ABN Amro Investment Bank before transferring his financial structuring skills to the real estate sector as a Commercial Property Investment Manager at Network Rail Infrastructure, responsible for the financial structuring of the London Victoria and Euston Station mixed use developments of over £1Bn of value each.

Munachi Okoye has over 15 years of experience focused on the analysis, acquisition, financing, management and disposition of income-producing assets such as fixed income securities, real estate, hospitality, oil & gas, as well as other specialty assets. He has been involved in multiple real estate transactions including residential, commercial office, retail, hospitality and leisure. Munachi is responsible for overseeing the complete operations of the company, including identification, evaluation and execution of investments and the formulation of polices and strategies for the ongoing asset management and disposition of investments.

Munachi achieved a first degree in Architecture and Environmental Sciences from The University of Lagos, Nigeria and a Masters Degree in International Securities, Investment and Banking from the ISMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. He also holds the Prince 2 Foundation and Practitioner Project Management Certification.

Munachi has appeared in leading local publications including Business Day. He is a regular on CNBC Africa where he discusses his quarterly real estate reports which are sent out to over 500 local and international clients outlining his views on the local real estate markets.

 


 

Rita Okoye | Director of Marketing & Publicity

Rita Okoye is the Director of Marketing & Publicity at MCO Real Estate with responsibility for driving company and client marketing and publicity engagements.

Rita is also the Chief Executive Officer of Majestically Rare Limited an International Marketing Company based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is an International Marketing Strategist whose marketing career has spanned over 18 years.

She has worked for the likes of BBC, Natwest Bank, Financial Times Magazines and Channel 5 in London and since relocating to Lagos in 2008 has created and executed strategic marketing campaigns for CBO Capital, Landmark Group, Ignite Resources, Genevieve Magazine, Xclamations, MTN, Statoil, Nigerian Port Authority just to mention a few.

Rita has also conducted soft skills training for companies such as Diamond Bank, Skye Bank, Fidelity bank, BAT Nigeria and Fine & Country West Africa.