Fred Murimi NgariFred Murimi Ngari


Kenya

 

Occupational Information


Occupation: Investment Manager

Occupational Position: Capital Director at Centum Investment Company Limited

Projects


Murimi is engaged in several projects at both Centum and Two Rivers.

Professional History


Murimi works with Centum Investment Company, East Africa’s largest quoted Investment Company, and serves as the Director of Centum Capital. In this role, he oversees execution of Centum’s 3.0 strategy that focuses on the development of investment grade opportunities the eight sectors of focus in: Financial Services, FMCG, Power, Real Estate, Agribusiness, Healthcare, Education and ICT. He previously served as Centum’s Group Corporate Affairs Director & Company Secretary until June 2015. Fred Murimi has over 10 years’ experience in the investment industry. Prior to joining Centum in January 2013, he worked in the investment banking industry with Dyer & Blair Investment Bank and later with Renaissance Capital as Vice President – Legal & Compliance. He has also worked with the Capital Markets Authority, Kenya.

Qualifications


Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) from University of Nairobi; Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from USIU–Africa; Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Certified Public Secretary (CPS); Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; Member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK); and, the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK)

Programs


2015 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

Featured News

Norman Smit
23 December 2017

Making a simple change can help realize one’s full potential. At TED Talent Search Lagos 2017 in Nigeria, Victoria Ohaeri describes the importance of changing her name to positively affect others' perceptions.  The 2016 Tutu Fellow tells her personal story about the effects of labeling, and how changing her name made all the difference.

Norman Smit
21 December 2017

Young farmers participating in a project started by 2017 Tutu Fellow Samuel Kariuki have had their first harvest and been paid for the fruits of their labour.  The new farmers in the agro-entrepreneurship Fort Hall Eye Project harvested two tons of beans. This green success is taking place in one of the most troubled counties in Kenya, where alcoholism has left almost no household unaffected.

Peter Wilson
21 December 2017

When nominations closed earlier this week, there were close to 300 really top quality nominations of emerging African leaders from across the continent for the 2018 Tutu Leadership Fellowship.  We were again impressed by the breadth of outstanding candidates who are applying for the Fellowship, reinforcing what we already know: that there is no shortage of excellent young leaders on the continent. 

Norman Smit
20 December 2017

The CEO of All On, 2015 Tutu Fellow Wiebe Boer is helping to build access to affordable sustainable energy for low income households, small business, and communities.  All On is an independent impact investing company.  As part of its approach it has also provided a grant to the acclaimed Nigerian tech incubator, Co-Creation Hub, to challenge Nigeria’s innovators on energy. Co-Creation Hub is run by 2017 Tutu Fellow 'Bosun Tijani.

A Selection of Tutu Leadership Fellows

About AFLI

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) is unique among leadership initiatives in that it focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.

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