Wayne Hennessy-Barrett

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett

Wayne Hennesy-Barrett

Founder and CEO, 4G Capital

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett is the Founder and CEO of 4G Capital, a multi-award winning neobank with over 1000 employees across Kenya and Uganda.

The company has almost 300,000 MSME clients, who receive customised business training and credit guidance blended with small working capital credit. 4G Capital has positively impacted over 1.5 million people and is recognised as a ‘Best For The WorldTM’ B Corporation.

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett has over 25 years of experience in frontier markets, creating sustainable and scalable operations to deliver high shared-value outcomes and has advised and served on several commercial and non-profit boards in the social impact, finance and technology sectors.

Prior experience in strategic change management supporting private banks, fiduciary and professional service firms. His first career as a British infantry officer saw extensive active duty worldwide. He is also an active member of multiple charities.

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