Founder, RealCorp Capital
Chris Kanwei is the founder of RealCorp Capital, an independent investment and corporate finance advisory firm based in London. He has managed and advised on illiquid (equity & debt) investments in excess of £10 billion across EMEA.
Chris has a demonstrated track record in origination & structuring, portfolio management, & risk related roles. He is skilled in Real Estate, Infrastructure, Private Debt markets, Investment Strategy and Asset Allocation. He has extensive experience in real estate equity & debt investments, loan portfolio sales, non-performing loan (NPL) advisory and underwriting, portfolio management and loan workout, loan servicing platforms, real estate development finance, and corporate & commercial banking.
Chris’ recent experience includes senior roles in major financial institutions including Aviva, Morgan Stanley, AIB and NAMA (Ireland’s Bad Bank). His early career was in retail lending, including branch-based roles.
Chris is a graduate of mechanical engineering, a qualified accountant, corporate finance specialist, and chartered banker. He is a member of several professional bodies including CIMA UK, CPA (Australia), RICS UK, Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, UK, and The Chartered Banker Institute (UK). He is also a regular speaker at major European investment forums.