Management Consultant with over five years of experience growing and facilitating investment for impactful businesses in sub-Saharan Africa across sectors including, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Water & Sanitation & Health (WASH), ICT, Financial Services, and Manufacturing. Has multi-country experience tackling business challenges in emerging African markets like Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Zambia. Started out as a Business Analyst working with a pan-African consulting firm and grew to the Senior Associate role to lead analyst teams in delivering strategic solutions for businesses which included building sustainable business strategies, refining consumer & product strategies, supporting financial and cashflow management, building operational efficiency, as well as growing local talent and refining organisational structures. Worked with both international and local investors to raise $3 million in capital for 40 Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the African region and conducted in-depth SME due diligence for funders. Also worked with key development partners to develop broader market strategies in the agricultural and energy sectors to increase food security, reduce youth unemployment, and accelerate access to renewable energy for rural households and marginalised groups.
Business Strategy and Implementation, Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, Investment Appraisal, Market Research & Analysis, Business Development, Excellent Written & Oral Communication, Problem Solving, Project & Client Management, and Critical Thinking.
Passionate about developing strategies and well-structured investments to encourage business sustainability, impact, growth, and innovation while increasing access to capital for SMEs in a bid to address challenges like youth unemployment, climate change, gender inequality, and food security.