Karen is a Senior Investment Analyst at Bamboo Capital’s Nairobi Office. Most recently, she was at Actis for four years where she worked as an Investment Analyst focusing on execution and portfolio management of consumer retail, energy and real estate projects. Prior to that, she did internships at AIB Capital and Aureos Capital, a stock brokerage firm and an SME-focused private equity fund respectively. She also worked in operations at Rift Valley Machinery Services, a medium-sized East African agri-industrial machinery supplier.
Karen has a Master’s degree in Financial Mathematics from the University of Leeds and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the United States International University – Africa. She has also successfully completed her CFA Level I.
She is fluent in English and Kiswahili.