Ivan Cornet 2021 Speaker

Ivan Cornet

Managing Partner

Latitude Five


Ivan Cornet has more than twenty years of real estate and structured finance experience in Europe and Africa as a lawyer, an investor and a financier.

Ivan is since 2012 a managing partner with Latitude Five, a West African investment and advisory firm, in charge of real estate and infrastructure.
Ivan assists international and local investors and operators active in Africa, providing market intelligence and identifying off markets opportunities, as well as structuring and implementing commercial and financial transactions. In 2018 and 2019, Ivan acted as general manager for North and West Africa at Grit Real Estate Income Group, a listed pan-African real estate investment firm.

Ivan Cornet holds a business law degree and a Master in European Business law (LL.M) from the University of Brussels as well as an INSEAD Master in Business Administration (MBA) and an Islamic Finance Qualification issued by CISI (London) and Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (Beirut). He is called to the bar in Brussels and Paris.

Ivan is a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) registered with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK).

Ivan is a member of the boards of directors of Eburny Property Solutions, a property management firm in Côte d’Ivoire and of Sanctuary Student Accommodation Development, a student accommodation development and management firm in Nigeria.


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