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Knight Frank Kenya appoints Mark Dunford as new Managing Director

Knight Frank Kenya appoints Mark Dunford as new Managing Director

Real estate management firm Knight Frank Kenya, has appointed Mark Dunford as the new Managing Director. Mark is replacing  Ben Woodhams, who will be stepping down as the Managing Director, effective 1st April 2022, to take up a new role within its parent company, Knight Frank LLP in the United Kingdom.

Mark Dunford is an experienced real estate professional and former Head of East Africa at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).

Upon his appointment, Mark said, “I look forward to moving back to East Africa and it is an honour to be taking over from Ben as the leader of Knight Frank Kenya. 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, “I would like to extend my gratitude to Ben for his remarkable leadership over the years and congratulate Mark on his appointment. I look forward to seeing our Kenya business’ next chapter under his leadership. We remain absolutely dedicated to growing our platform in Africa providing excellent service in the locations our clients need us most.”


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