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Chris Igwe

Chris Igwe

Chris Igwe International

Chris Igwe is one of the world’s leading authorities on global retail and highly sought after for his passionate views, deep knowledge, and great insights and is regularly quoted in the trade press.  

Based in Paris, he is special advisor to global brands, owners, and investors on strategic retail real estate matters at his own consultancy firm.

After 10 year’s successful career as a Civil Engineer, involved in iconic award-winning projects, Chris joined Foot Locker Europe as Head of Real Estate, later joining Gap to head up European Real Estate. He then became Managing Director Europe for ICSC, and later, Senior Director EMEA and Head of Retail, France at CBRE. 

Chris is co-author of: “Secrets of Working Across Five Continents: Thriving Through the Power of Cultural Diversity”. His focus was on insights into Visionary & Authentic Leadership.

Chris was recognised in 2014 receiving the “ICSC Award for Outstanding Service to the Research Community”. He has created his own successful podcast, the Global Voice of Retail, in conversation with CEO’s.


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