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Her rise to fame and stardom is directly traceable to a dint of hard work, creative excellence, innovation, and resourcefulness. Ufuoma Ilesanmi is a real estate professional and the General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of Haven Homes, a frontline real estate development and management company based in Lagos, and a subsidiary of Haven Global Resources Limited (Real Estate). Haven is well-reputed in the industry as the sublime developer of lifestyle properties. Until her elevation in 2015, Mrs. Ilesanmi was an Assistant General Manager in the firm.

Mrs. Ilesanmi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from Covenant University, Otta, Ogun State. In 2014 she also obtained an M.Sc. in Strategic Marketing from Stafford Manchester University, United Kingdom. She is arguably one of the youngest General Managers or Chief Operating Officers in the Real Estate Industry.

Career Profile

She joined the services of Haven Global Resources Limited in 2011 as a Corporate Manager and rose to become an Assistant General Manager in 2014 before being promoted to the General Manager position. Earlier in her career, she worked as Assistant Human Resources Manager with Frontier Oil & Gas Limited in 2010, and later as a Marketer in the country’s office of The First Group, a realty outfit based in Dubai.

Mrs. Ilesanmi is an intelligent, passionate, and well-organised Manager whose high performance partly accounts for the reason Haven Homes is top of the ladder in the Real Estate Market.


In 2021, she won the Young Entrepreneurs International recognition for business leaders in Nigeria who are under 40 years of age. The award was presented at the annual summit of young persons who have contributed meaningfully to the economic growth and development of Nigerian society in their various fields.

Haven Home

About Haven Homes


Haven Homes is an innovative, commercial, contemporary-luxury-residential real estate developer. Since the delivery of its first set of beautifully crafted, unique, and luxurious homes in 2006, its designs have inspired a revolution in residential architecture carrying many of the signatures it introduced. The Company has earned a reputation as the pioneer of commercial contemporary luxury homes in Nigeria. Its flagship projects include the Richmond Pearl Estate, a mixed residential estate close to the Lagos lagoon in Lekki, off Freedom Way. The location is touted as the new Lekki.

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Haven Homes has been at the forefront of empowering young Nigerians including notable music stars to be landlords in its Richmond Gate Estate which presents a package of luxury and affordability plans for over twenty years. Richmond Gate Estate, Lekki was built by Haven Homes, the real estate subsidiary of Haven Global Resources Limited.

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The firm has been building beautifully crafted, unique and luxurious homes that present the occupiers with a very comfortable lifestyle. The growing list of those who have bought into the ideal unique comfort provided by Haven Homes includes top business executives and popular celebrities who appreciate style and class with the added beauty of returning to a home befitting their international status.

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