Director of Resource and Business Development - Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications

Kenneth Macharia

Over 14 years international experience leading business development, corporate communications, social impact investment and marketing strategies.

Currently Director of Resource and Business Development for the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications. Responsible for building a sustainable business serving Africa.

Launched Acumen Fund in Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia. Established investment pipeline and strategic partnerships across Africa and South Asia.

Experienced in business development that includes contracting over $18M and generating business pipeline in excess of $50M.

External member to the Finance, Remuneration and Audit committee of the Farm Africa Board. Farm Africa is an international Development Charity working in Africa.

Chartered Marketer with experience of developing and executing multi-°© media marketing campaigns for new market entry and market share growth across Africa and Europe.

Well networked across Africa, Europe and the US among business leaders, investors, Government and the Media.

An Entrepreneur and a Change leader at heart with a passion for Africa.

In 2013, listed among the top 100 most influential in business ethics globally. (Number 63) https://ethisphere.com/magazine/