Our Team

THE MAVERICKS


Wanjuhi Njoroge
Curator

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Wanjuhi Njoroge is the founder & President of Nelig Group Ltd. She is passionate about education and inclusive development that doesn’t exclude the rural communities that make up 70% of Africa’s population.  She has helped setup two ICT center and a library worth $10,000/-, in these rural areas which have greatly improved education and exposure for children who didn’t previously go beyond primary school, children and communities who had never seen computers before.


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Liz Muange
Vice Curator

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Liz Muange is currently the Deputy Director for Investment at The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (implemented by DAI Global LLC), a $65m flagship project funded by USAID. The project is aimed at boosting trade and Investment into East Africa, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Mauritius while partnering with private sector and government.


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Aparupa Chakravarti
Head of Partnership

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Aparupa Chakravarti is a Director at Botho Emerging Markets Group. Her experience lies at the intersection of 3 areas: South-South cooperation, start-ups, and public-private sector relations. Aparupa has spent 5+ years conceptualizing and spearheading initiatives to advance private sector development in East Africa.


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Antony Muiyuro
Head of Execution

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Loice Erambo
Head of Strategy

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Loice Erambo is a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. Her main focus is corporate law which encompasses commercial business set up, deal-making processes e.g. mergers, banking and loan securitization, real estate and conveyancing law. She has gained a lot of insight into the legal and regulatory aspects of setting up, financing and sustaining business operations.


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Patrici Mwangi
Head of MTL

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Charles Githui

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Charles is an optimist who is working in international trade in Nairobi & learning how to create value addition for African products. He is very much focused and committed to leaving the world better than he found it.


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Jinghao Lu

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Faith Chege

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Zahid Mitha

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Zahid is a Director at Novek, an import-export business with offices located in London and Nairobi. He was Head of Digital & Analytics at One Africa Media, the biggest online classifieds business in Africa ($40m+ raised and operations in 9 countries) before he joined Novek.  Zahid has run several technology businesses, including an aggregator that raised funding at a $1m valuation.


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Daniel Mainye

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Daniel Mainye is an accomplished software engineer, with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Nairobi & Executive MBA from Strathmore Business School with a Panafrican module from IESE Business School, a graduate business school of the University of Navarra.


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Barclay Paul

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Kendi Mwendia

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Kinyanjui Njoroge

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Njoroge is naturally curous in building financial technology products for Africa


Marc Amani Isaac

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Marc Anani-Isaac is a member of the Financial Institutions Group investment team at the International Finance Corporation (a member of the World Bank Group) in Nairobi, Kenya. He helps the team source and execute debt and equity investments in banks, insurers, microfinance and affordable housing throughout sub-Saharan Africa. He joined IFC in 2015. Prior to this, he spent four years working in investment banking in London and Paris, first for Barclays Capital and later, Merrill Lynch International. He is a graduate of University College London (UCL), where he studied Politics.


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Gilbert Omware

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Gilbert Mitullah Omware is the Partnerships and Operations Manager for the Beacon Equity Trust and is based between Nairobi, Kenya and Oxford, UK. Gilbert obtained an LL.B degree from the University of Nairobi, a Master of Science in Comparative and International Education from St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, and is now studying for his PhD in Education Policy at University College London.


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Ceaser Nyagah

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Over the last 10 years, Caesar has gone through the cycle of being a sell side mergers and acquisition consultant, to working in operations in a private equity portfolio company, to sitting on the investor side through a Private Equity fund that now works as an Investment Manager.


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Philip Gichuru

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Phil is highly motivated, driven and results oriented entrepreneur with experience in various fields of the economy including energy, transport and logistics, infrastructure development as well as agribusiness..

With a background in finance and having previously worked in the banking industry,


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Wanjiru Gathigi

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Ivy Mwambingu Manyasi

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Ivy Mwambingu is a strategic management consultant with an eye for finding solutions to existing issues that affect businesses and communities. She has rich experience in business advisory and academic management. She likes to describe herself as a diamond in a small package, a fiery but gentle moving wind that moves things for the better. She takes deep pride in handling complex projects from idea generation to execution and project post analytics.


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Muthoni Nduhiu

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Muthoni Nduhiu is the Founder of Mastermind Africa Alliance, a consultancy that engages corporations and relevant stakeholders in designing, implementing and monitoring innovative projects and business models that create employment and economic opportunities for youth and women in Kenya.


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James Wachira

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James Wachira is currently the GM of The Urban Edge which is a brand marketing consultancy based in Nairobi, Kenya. The firm specializes in the design, execution and management of strategic brand experiential and stakeholder relationship management programs.


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Michael Waiyaki

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Kariba Moko

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Ann Muema

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Boluwaji Oyewumi

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Boluwaji is a passionate and versatile intrapreneur involved in the technology scene in Africa. He is a change agent with a holistic approach to problem solving. With experience in a wide variety of sectors, he is currently in charge of expansion at Moringa School, a Nairobi-based social enterprise.


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Cleophas Omondi Odoyo

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Cleophas Odoyo has vast knowledge in accounting and business development having headed the Finance department for the Furrows in the dessert project in Turkana, Business relationship Manager at Alibhai Shariff and sons Limited and a business Development Manager at ACCFINEA limited.


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Simon Ndirangu Mwangi
CEO/Founder

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Simon Ndirangu is a crusader and policy entrepreneur focusing on workforce development. He is a British Council Future Leaders Connect Member and Mandela Washington Fellow. Also a consulting strategist and certified trainer by National Industrial Training Authority with over 5 years consulting experience across government, the private sector, and NGOs in Kenya and Uganda.


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Victor Ntuharo

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Investment Analyst | Op-Ed Columnist | Environment Enthusiast.


Stephany zoo

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Stephany Zoo is a multi-cultural convener and entrepreneur focused on empowering youth and women through technology and capacity building. Entrepreneurial at heart, Stephany founded e-commerce site BUNDSHOP.com, and League X, a boutique tech branding firm.  She helped launch SAP’s flagship SME product in China, and consulted for a number of Chinese SME’s, including Ping and China Telecom. 


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Kui Faith

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Faith has over 7 years of experience in the renewable energy, finance, water and venture capital sectors. She is passionate about the use of technology in solving energy, mobility, agricultural and sanitation problems in emerging markets. In her current role as an early stage investor, she is responsible for sourcing for high quality ventures addressing big problems in the African region that Factor[e] Ventures can invest in, supporting Factor[e]’s portfolio companies in East Africa and helping with fundraising as these ventures grow.


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Shezane Kirubi

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