Nnennaya is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Estate Management. She also has a M.Sc in Real Estate from the University of Greenwich. Further to her academic qualifications, Nnennaya is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, an associate of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers and a Registered Surveyor with the Estate and Valuers’ Registration Board of Nigeria.
Nnennaya’s experience encompasses the investment and real estate markets in Nigeria. She began her career in a stockbroking firm where she garnered experience on the utilization of equities as an investment vehicle. Beyond her stockbroking experience, she has gained hands-on experience in the real estate industry completing valuation of assets, real estate market research, property appraisals and brokerage discussions involving acquisition and disposal of real estate on behalf of corporate clients. The skills she acquired in investment banking and real estate services have enabled her carry out qualitative and quantitative market analyses, allowing clients to understand opportunity cost of their decisions.
Nnennaya worked at Joe Akhigbe & Associates as an Estate Officer. Thereafter, she moved to Broll Property Services as a Broker and then to Cluttons International Ltd as the Head of Research, Nigeria. Prior to forming Awoyokun Consultants, Nnennaya was the Corporate Real Estate Services Executive (Nigeria) for International Real Estate Partners.
Over time through her different professional roles, Nnennaya has interfaced with several indigenous and multinational corporates which include Shell, Nokia, TotalCPFA, HARPS, Huawei, South Energyx, IBM, Oracle, Siemens, Lafarge , Bowalds, Old Mutual Nigeria, Philips Healthcare, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Tishman Speyer, US Department of State, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, to mention a few. Her experience has afforded her the opportunity to understand the real estate concerns of corporate organisations and proffer solutions that apply the unique elements of the Nigerian real estate market and still meet international best practice standards.