Antti-Jussi Ahveninen is a real estate funds specialist with 12 international institutional real estate funds managed, all with excellent track record. He currently heads the International Real Estate Funds Operation of Finland based Taaleritehdas Private Equity Funds. Taaleritehdas Oyj is a NASDAQ OMX listed financial services house with over USD 4 billion under management.
Antti has previously set-up and headed the Real Estate Funds Operation for the investment banking arm of one of the largest banks in Saudi Arabia based in Riyadh, and before that was a fund manager with one of the world's largest real estate investors based in London covering Africa, Middle East, London and briefly Asia. In addition to Cytonn Investments (Kenya), he also sits on the boards of TT Africa Real Estate (Mauritius), Liberty Real Estate (Mozambique) and Kigali Heights Development Company (Rwanda).
He has an MSc in Real Estate Finance from Swedish School of Economics and Bachelor's degree from Helsinki School of Economics. Antti is also a lecturer with Aalto University School of Engineering (formerly Helsinki University of Technology), with studies undertaken in Japan and USA.