Knight Frank Kenya has appointed Mark Dunford as the new Managing Director, following the stepping down of Ben Woodhams, effective April 1, 2022.
In a statement, the real estate consultancy company said, “Ben will be moving to a new role within its parent company, Knight Frank LLP in the United Kingdom to run the Africa Desk and the company’s Africa Capital Markets service line”. He
The former boss has been the Managing Director at Knight Frank Kenya for 19 years, having joined the Kenya office in 2003. Prior to that, he was the General Manager of the Tanzanian office for four years.
Mark is an experienced real estate professional and former Head of East Africa at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
He said he looks forward to moving back to East Africa. “Knight Frank is a truly global firm with the benefit of a very talented and experienced local team based in Nairobi. I am excited by the prospect of collaborating with our partners in Kenya and across Africa to continue moving our business and iconic brand forward.”
Alistair Elliott, Senior Partner and Group Chairman, Knight Frank said they look forward to seeing their Kenya business’ next chapter under Mark’s leadership.