Michael Chu'di Ejekam is oftentimes sought by journalists and industry heads for his insights and expertise related to the retail real estate industry. He has been referred to as a "retail thought leader" thanks to his forward-thinking approaches, and his proficiency has aided globally-known establishments with billion dollar ventures. Throughout his career, he has worked in commercial real estate property development across West Africa and in the United States, leading to the success of the companies he deals with and enhancing the local economies in the places he impacts. Once he traveled back home to Nigeria, Mr. Ejekam participated in a key role in the "retail revolution." As the Director of Real Estate for West Africa of Actis, the most active retail developer in sub-Saharan Africa, he participated in the development of many major retail malls in Nigeria, Ghana, and broader West Africa, along with the first green certified building in all of Nigeria. In general, he originated much more than $750 million in retail projects, and his knowledge and background brought about the success of countless ventures.