Muthoni Wachira

Muthoni is an early-stage investor recently recognised as one of 12 venture capitalists to know in Africa. With over a decade of experience managing private market portfolios in East and West Africa, Muthoni leverages her deep understanding of African culture and market dynamics to steer the execution of investment strategies that promote equity and inclusion.

Her current roles as Chief Investment Officer at Unconventional Capital and Consultant for Safaricom’s Corporate Venture Fund builds on a track record of leading and structuring innovation funds for Engineers Without Borders Canada and Schooner Foundation and an early career with leading financial institutions including Merrill Lynch and American Express.  Muthoni is passionate about inclusive development and has co-founded a micro-finance company, been a FinTech operator and sits on multiple boards. Muthoni is a Kenyan native, an Actuarial Science graduate, a Chartered Financial Analyst and proud mother of two.


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