Executive Team


Celebrated African Real Estate Entrepreneur and Business Leader | International Lawyer | Speaker | Author  | Mentor | Philanthropist.


Udo Maryanne Okonjo, an international lawyer and astute real estate entrepreneur has been referred to on several occasions as the Real Estate Wealth Advisor to the top 1% of High Net-worth Nigerian investors across the world.

Having emerged as best graduating law student at the Nigerian Law School, and establishing a solid track record in the legal sector where she was a partner at a leading commercial law firm, in addition to serving in the public sector as Senior Special Adviser to the Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, she sought to translate her professional legal experiences into the entrepreneurial and business world, while leveraging her passion and expertise in negotiation, strategic thinking, business development and marketing. These were the skills she brought into the real estate sector, leading the Fine and Country West Africa team to building arguably the most prominent real estate brand in the niche area of marketing and selling the most iconic new developments across Nigeria especially off plan luxury residential and prime commercial projects.

Fine and Country West Africa’s dominance in the region under Udo’s leadership has been bolstered by numerous transformational industry initiatives including Refined Investor Series for high net-worth and corporate investors; the Real Estate Outlook hosted by its’ Institute of Real Estate Excellence in collaboration with Business Day and Lagos Business School, and the Power Brokers Circle which are platforms for elevating the profile of real estate professionals, providing expert insight and connecting stakeholders to co-create winning opportunities. More recently, under her leadership, Fine and Country West Africa has launched a cutting edge Real Estate Leadership Development Programme in collaboration with the Executive Management division of the prestigious Lagos Business School.

Udo is extremely passionate about mentoring and coaching the next generation of African Champions and pursues these interests across multiple platforms including; Ignited Champions Academy and Ignite Africa (Business and Leadership Conference) both platforms for inspiring, teaching and empowering aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders. She’s also an outspoken cheerleader and champion for strong female leaders, which she expresses through the Inspired Women of Worth Network (IWOW) a Leadership and Business organisation which she founded in 2010 in Johannesburg with approximately 26 women from 8 nationalities. IWOW is now a leading Global Lifestyle, Leadership and Business Network for high achieving professional and entrepreneurial women.

Featured in Forbes/CNBC Africa Finalist West African Business Woman of the Year 2016, African Real Estate Personality Award, Extraordinary Brand Contribution Award to the Fine and Country Global Network and interviewed on BBC Radio in the U.K. for Refined Investor Series tagged :’Taking Nigeria to The World’

Also featured most recently in 2019 in This Day Style November 3rd edition as a Quintessential Entrepreneur, also previously featured in Financial Standard as one of the 50 Most Influential Corporate Giants in Nigeria, and Wimbiz Inspire Me, Conversations with her female empowerment coffee table books amongst others. Udo is regularly featured in leading business publications and national TV.




Peter Aleogena is an Architect with Nineteen years of experience in Project Management, Construction and Real Estate Development. He holds a Master degree in Architecture from the University of Technology Minna.

He has consulted and managed construction projects across Nigeria, including the 100,000 capacity International Conference Centre for Dunamis International Gospel Centre Abuja (One of the largest roofed Auditoriums in the world).

He has over the years developed an interest and passion for Sustainable development, and energy-efficient buildings which mark my overall development strategy. He has taken executive course and attended several national and international conferences and seminars on smart and Sustainable development to hence his knowledge in the field.